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Spiraea

Spiraea cinerea 'Grefsheim'

Also known as

Bridal wreath

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

1.5m

70cm

Min

70cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Spiraea Overview

    This genus consists of about 80 species of deciduous or semi- evergreen shrubs. They produce spring and summer flower displays and autumn foliage colour. They will form clumps of wiry stems that shoot up from the base they are densely covered with narrow, toothed leaves.

    How to propagate Spiraea

    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

    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.