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Spiraea cantoniensis

Common Name(s):
Bridal-wreath spirea, Spirea, Reeves spirea (double)
Cultivar(s):
Lanceata
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought and heat tolerant; prune after flowering; this plant is seldom damaged by deer

Height:
4-6 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple dark green leaves
Flower:
2 in. pompom-like clusters of white flowers in spring
Zones:
5 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright; arching branches; produces new stems from the base
Width:
3-5 ft.
Tags:
deciduous, bees, butterflies, white, arching, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 1778

Spiraea cantoniensis Spiraea cantoniensis
Photo by Tatiana Gerus, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Spiraea cantoniensis Spiraea cantoniensis 'Lanceata'
Photo by Kai Yan, Joseph Wong, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Spiraea cantoniensis Spiraea cantoniensis leaf detail
Photo by Forest and Kim Starr, CC BY - 2.0