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Spirea

Uses:

  • Garden Borders & Edges
  • Wildlife Gardens
  • Container Gardens

Features:

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Unique Foliage Colors

Sunlight:

  • Partial Sun to Full Sun
  • 5+ Hours of Direct Sun

Growing Zones:

Spirea are easy to care for flowering shrubs that attract bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. The low maintenance shrubs are deer resistant and offer several unique foliage colors in shades of yellow, green and blue.


Why Buy Spirea Online

Spirea or spiraea are a genus with about 80 to 100 species. These shrubs are native to North America and Asia. The small flowers of spiraea are clustered together and come in several colors including pink, white & sometimes purple. The blooms attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and many other pollinators. Spirea is also known as Meadowsweet, and are very easy flowering shrubs to care for.

The Best Way to Use Spirea

Using spirea on your property is best used as a focal point, in mass plantings and ornamental garden borders. The plants require partial sun to full sun, or at least 4 hours of direct sunlight per day and well drained soil. Most spirea are winter hardy to growing zones 3 to 9. These deciduous compact bushes are typically 2 to 5 feet tall and wide. 

  • Ornamental shrubs with pink, white or purple flowers
  • Easy to grow, even for novice gardeners
  • Attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds
  • 2 to 5 feet tall and wide
  • Growing zones 3 to 9

Spirea Companion Plants

Plants that go well with spirea are sun loving shrubs, perennials and annuals. Some of our favorite plants to grow with spirea are weigela, viburnum, loropetalum, low growing junipers and ornamental grasses.