A picture of a Spiraea 'Sparkling Champagne'

Spiraea 'Sparkling Champagne'

Spiraea 'Sparkling Champagne'

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Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

2m

1m

Min

1.5m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Spiraea 'Sparkling Champagne' Overview

Spiraea 'Sparkling Champagne' is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub cultivar that produces umbel looking clusters of white and pink flowers that resemble the fizzy drink it was named after. Its foliage also provides all-year-round interest making it a popular choice for landscape and home gardeners alike. Spiraea 'Sparkling Champagne' is the preferred selling name for ' S. 'Lonspi' and is a hybrid cross between Spiraea hayatana from Taiwan and S. japonica 'Magic Carpet' bred by Peter Moore at Longstock Nursery. This cultivar is protected under intellectual property laws by Plant Breeders' Rights. These provide the breeder of new plants exclusive control over the plant material for a set amount of time.

Common problems with Spiraea 'Sparkling Champagne'

Generally pest and disease free.

    How to harvest Spiraea 'Sparkling Champagne'

    Generally not harvested.

    Special features of Spiraea 'Sparkling Champagne'

    Pot plant

    Hedge plant

    Attractive flowers

    Attractive leaves

    Newly emerging leaves are an orange-red which mature to lime green in summer before turning fiery reds and yellows before falling.

    Other uses of Spiraea 'Sparkling Champagne'

    These ornamental plants suit low maintenance garden designs as they can be planted in various soil types and light levels. It is also useful for banks and slopes. With the bonus of being Deer resistant.