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Spiraea douglasii

Spiraea douglasii

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

2m

2m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Spiraea douglasii Overview

This is an upright deciduous shrub which will grow about 1.8m tall and almost as wide. The leaves are oblong and have a dark green above and velvety white beneath. The flowers are rose-pink and borne in clusters about 20cm long.

How to propagate Spiraea douglasii

Cuttings

Propagation is by division between late autumn and early spring, other species and cultivars are propagated by softwood cuttings in the summer.

Division

Other uses of Spiraea douglasii

Grown for their mass of small, bee-attracting flowers and in some species, their foliage. Suitable for northern and eastern aspects. Suitable for coastal conditions.