The Care of Perennial Spirea?

Answer There are nearly 100 species that belong to the genus Spiraea, commonly called spirea. They are nearly all perennial and indigenous to China or other parts of Asia, although gardeners over much of ... Read More »

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How to Keep Spirea From Shedding?

Spireas are deciduous shrubs that can grow between 2 and 10 feet tall with a spread of 2 to 20 feet, depending on the variety. Growing in the U.S. Department of Agriculture zones 4 to 9, all spirea... Read More »

Types of Spirea?

Spirea is an old-fashioned shrub frequently used for foundation planting around American homes built in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is a fast-growing, hardy, deciduous shrub that blooms i... Read More »

How far apart should you plant spirea?

The National Gardening Association recommends planting spirea shrubs two to 15 feet apart, depending on how large the mature plant is expected to be. Bridal wreath spirea, for example, can grow to ... Read More »

Is It OK to Prune Spirea in August?

Spirea plants make great beginner gardening shrubs because they're low maintenance. These shrubs need annual pruning for shaping, health and size. While spirea plants may be pruned in spring, autum... Read More »