Spirea, Anthony Waterer

 
 

Description:  Anthony Waterer Spirea is a low-growing, mounding shrub that produces and abundance of pinkish-purple, flat-topped flowers from late Spring through Summer. If faded flowers are sheared you can expect a repeat bloom. Flowers are attractive to butteflies. Foliage has a reddish tinge in fall. Useful as an accent, in small groups or massed, or as a border in landscape beds, islands and foundation plantings. A low-maintenance plant that will grow in a wide range of well-drained soils. Very drought tolerant once established

Common Name:  Anthony Waterer Spirea

Scientific Name:  Spiraea bumalda 'Anthony Waterer'

Type:  Perennial, Shrub

Exposure:  Full Sun

Size:  2-4' height, 3-4' spread

Bloom Color:  Pink

Bloom Period:  Late Spring - Summer

Foliage Color:  Green

Landscape Use:  Accent, Border, Edger, Entryway, Foundation, Garden Pond, Landscape Beds, Mass Planting, Median Strips, Outdoor Living Areas, Perennial Garden, Shrub Border, Small Groups

Soil:  Well-Drained

Growth Rate:  Moderate

Zone:  3 - 8

Companion Plants:  Silver Dragon Liriope, Little Zebra Grass, Aster, Coreopsis

 

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