10 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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.
Generally pest & disease free.
Flowering stems can be cut for use in floral arrangements.
Take softwood cuttings in early summer.
Attracts useful insects
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.