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Spiraea x billardii

Spirea

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?

Pink fluffy blooms

Easy to grow

Loved by pollinating insects

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Spiraea are popular deciduous shrubs for their summer panicles of fluffy blooms which are loved by pollinating insects. Spiraea x billardii has pink flowers in July and August with a background of green foliage. An easy to grow, resilient shrub for a wildlife garden or sunny border. Height: 2.5m (8'). Spread: 2m (7').

Height Up to 250m (98in)
Spread Up to 200cm (79in)

Hardy Shrub

specimen plantwildlife gardenscottage gardens

full sunsun or semi shade

Flowering Months
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1 Bare Root Plant (KA9833)

Grow Spiraea in a sunny position, in any fertile, moist, well-drained soil.

These plants are lifted from the nursery field when dormant, and sent to you in late autumn or spring for planting. They often look dead on arrival, but they are just resting in the dormant period and will establish quickly for a strong start in the garden come spring. Set out in prepared soil in holes wide enough and deep enough to lay out the roots. Tread down the planting soil to knock out air pockets. Water well to settle. Apply a mulch to protect roots from cold temperatures. If conditions prevent immediate planting, set roughly into loose soil or a pot of compost (‘heeling in’) to protect the roots. Set these at the same level as they were in the nursery field – you should see a soil line at the base of the stem. Stake trees, taller shrubs and roses to prevent root disturbance.

For best performance, prune flowered shoots of Spiraea plants immediately after flowering. Mature specimens can be cut back by a quarter of the old shoots to the base.

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