10 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Japanese Meadowsweet Overview
Spiraea japonica is an upright shrub that produces delicate clusters of pink or white flowers during the summer. Also commonly knownvby the names Japanese Meadowsweet and Japanese Spiraea. Spiraea japonica is a hardy, attractive shrub that tolerates most locations and hard pruning. Making it a popular choice for lower maintenance gardens.
Common problems with Japanese Meadowsweet
Generally pest & disease free.
How to harvest Japanese Meadowsweet
Flowering stems can be cut for use in floral arrangements.
How to propagate Japanese Meadowsweet
Take softwood cuttings in early summer.
Special features of Japanese Meadowsweet
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Japanese Meadowsweet
Suit's being included in low maintenance garden designs as it can be planted in a range of soil types and light levels. It is also useful for banks and slopes.