The most colorful spirea yet! When Spirea Double Play Candy Corn (Spiraea japonica ‘NCSX1’ DOUBLE PLAY) is shown in test gardens here are a few of the comments people give over and over again:“Eye popping”“Crazy colorful”“You have to see it to believe it!”And we agree with them all. This is a crazy colorful, eye-popping spirea that you simply have to see to believe. In the spring the foliage starts out a candy apple red. Then it turns to pineapple yellow as the season wears on, while the new growth continues to come out in a rich orange color. In top of that, the flowers bust out in early summer and are a wonderful shade of dark purple. Lots of action and color on one plant!Use Spirea Double Play Candy Corn to brighten up beds and borders. They fill in against leggy older evergreens and neaten up older foundation plantings. They look equally great lining a formal walkway or edging a woodland garden.Besides their obvious beauty they are drought tolerant, deer and rabbit don’t touch them and they don’t require any pruning.These are new to the market this year, so order early and order a lot – we think we’re going to sell out of this one!* Super colorful foliage changes for three seasons* Great flower power* Low growing – no pruning required* Low maintenance* Drought tolerant* Hardy.
Only spirea with true red flowers! Do you have a garden trouble spot? Probably. Most of us do. Do you want a beautiful plant to fill it? Spirea Double Play Red might be the solution that you’re looking for. Spirea is a great garden plant. It is an ideal plant for difficult areas in your landscape where you have not had any luck with other plants. Drought? Wind? Poor soil? Salt spray? Double Play Red doesn’t bat an eye. This is one of the easiest shrubs you can grow. ‘Easy’ sometimes equals ‘boring’. Not in this case! Double Play Red knocks your socks off with its colorful foliage and vibrant flowers. (That’s the double play. Get it?) This small shrub has a big personality. It grows 2-3 feet high and wide and is covered in color-changing leaves – it starts out with burgundy-red leaves in the spring that turn to deep green during the summer and on through the fall. In the spring it blooms with tons of clusters of true red flower heads – the only true red of any spirea. The beautiful flowers attract butterflies, bees and hummingbirds setting your garden in motion all summer long. Double Play Red doesn’t require any pruning to keep its nice mounded shape and resists deer and disease. This is one vigorous, easy care shrub. Don’t let that tough spot be a burden any longer. Order your own Spirea Double Play Red today! * Good in trouble spots * Stunning spring color * Easy care * True red flowers * Attracts pollinators.
A summer full of flowers! This summer, wouldn’t you love to step outside into your garden and be greeted by shrubs full of flowers? And wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to prune those shrubs, or coddle those shrubs or even think about those shrubs at all, just enjoy them? (Now we’ve got your attention!)Well, Superstar Spirea (Spiraea x bumalda ‘Denistar’ PP22,432) is that plant! Not only is it beautiful and easy but it fits the current trend of smaller plants for smaller gardens. (Not to worry if you are blessed with a larger garden! Superstar looks great in big beds and borders and is a fantastic foundation plant. It definitely plays well with others.)This compact plant starts the spring with deep green foliage overall. Then as new growth emerges it is an eye-catching scarlet red. The two-toned effect is stunning! As it starts to warm up, Superstar is just getting started. Clusters of apple-pink blossoms cover the plant all summer long. The show doesn’t stop when the flowers fade, though. In the fall the leaves turn an excellent golden-bronze that lights up your borders.In true superstar fashion Superstar Spirea is showy and memorable. But unlike many superstars, Superstar isn’t a diva. She’ll stay a compact 3 feet tall and wide and fit just about any sunny spot you have for her, even a large container.Order Superstar Spirea now and step out into the beautiful carefree garden you’ve always wanted!* Low maintenance* Fast Growing* No pruning needed* Three seasons of showy color* Great for containers.
Rosy Pink Flowers above Variegated FoliageThe Spirea ‘Anthony Waterer’, Spiraea x bumalda ‘Anthony Waterer’, has flat-topped heads of rosy-pink flowers that cover the top of this dwarf shrub. The flowers offer a striking contrast against the bright green foliage.The foliage is deciduous, and at first the leaves are a wine-red to maroon, then in the fall, they mature into a dark green. It will mature to 2′-3′ with a spread of 2′-4′.Anthony Waterer Spirea is extremely variable in its variegation pattern since the leaves are willow-like and often variegated.This spirea is best suited to full sun conditions. It is not particular about soil type but, like most shrubs, grows faster and blooms more profusely in richer soil.Not only is the Anthony Waterer plant summer flowering, it is also small of stature and fits nicely in the smaller landscapes we use today. This small plant adds a new dimension and color when planted in the foreground of shrub borders.*Heads of Rosy Pink Flowers*Colorful Variegated Foliage*Full Sun.
Heat & Drought Tolerant – Makes a Great Small HedgeThe Froebelii Spirea, Spiraea x bumalda, has new foliage that is purplish and contrasts nicely with the bright pink to red early summer flowers. It is an upright, 3′-4′ rounded shrub that is excellent as a small hedge. It is still an attractive neat plant when not in bloom.It is a vigorous grower with purplish tips on the foliage in spring. The leaves turn purple in fall for a striking color display.Thriving in most locations, Froebelii is easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun; tolerates light shade. ‘Froebelii’ is reported to have better heat and drought tolerance than most other cultivars.Removing faded flower clusters encourages additional bloom. This spirea flowers on new wood, so prune in late winter to early spring if needed.* Pinkish Red Flowers* Purple Fall Foliage* Heat and drought tolerant.
White Flowers on Arching BranchesThe Spiraea Vanhouttei, Spiraea x vanhouttei, has a foliage color of a dull bluish green. The flowers are white in April-May, borne in many flowered 1-2″ diameter umbels. The lovely white flowers form on the branch tips, and they are produced before the fine textured leaves! A newer version of the Bridal Wreath, Spiraea Vanhouttei is an outstanding deciduous shrub that matures to 6′-8′ with a spread of 4′-6′.It grows rapidly and may be used as a screen, in groupings, for borders, or as a foundation plant.It can be pruned to any size or left to grow into a mounding shrub.The branches arch to the ground and makes an open airy mounded habit that adds an architectural feature to the landscape. The foliage turns a purple in cooler weather.Spiraea Vanvoutte is a durable and familiar shrub that is best grown in a sunny location and any good garden soil and prefers well-drained soil.* White Flowers in Spring* Blue Green Foliage* May be pruned to any sizePruning Spring Flowering Shrubs in Southern Regions.
Compact Spirea Makes a Great Low Hedge!The Spirea ‘Tor’, Spiraea betuliflia ‘Tor’, is a compact spirea reaching a height and width of 2-3 ft. Its tiny white flower clusters are set against a backdrop of deep green leaves that are almost iridescent in the summer.The bright foliage turns a deep, purplish-red in the fall. The flowers are attractive to butterflies. A light shearing will encourage repeat bloom. Tor blooms on new wood so pruning in early spring or late winter is recommended. Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun, it also tolerates a wide range of soils.Because of its small size and great attributes, Tor makes a wonderful foundation plant. It can also be used as a specimen or grouped for rock gardens. This spirea looks fabulous when planted in a mass! Try using it as a low hedge for paths and walkways too. These are hard very popular and don’t stay in stock very long. Order yours today!* Colorful foliage* Attracts butterflies* Low maintenance.
Stunning Spring BloomsGrefsheim Spirea is an ornamental shrub and one of the loveliest early flowering Spireas available today. Plant one in your front yard where friends and neighbors will be sure to pause to take in its spring majesty.Your Grefsheim Spirea is a show-stopper when it bursts into bloom each spring. Rarely will you see such a stunning display of pristine, white floral perfection as when your Grefsheim drapes itself in the tiny white flowers that line its arching branches. As spring slides into summer, the blue-tinted hue of the narrow, green leaves takes over, filling out your Grefsheim Spirea for a full, compact appearance. When autumn arrives, the green foliage surrenders to the reddish-brown shades of the season, for one last gasp of color before winter’s rest. Grefsheim Spirea is a dense, rounded vase-shape shrub with arching branches. It will grow 4-5 feet in height with an equal spread. Grefsheim is tolerant of a variety of soil types and prefers full sun. Butterflies and other pollinators love it, but deer tend to leave it alone. It’s fast-growing and requires minimal care. All in all, Grefsheim Spirea is an outstanding ornamental shrub with exceptional features.* Stunning spring display* Tolerant of many soil types* Wildlife interestPruning Spring Flowering Shrubs in Southern Regions.
Compact Explosion of ColorFlaming Mound Spiraea is a deciduous shrub with ornamental features. It would look particularly stunning planted en masse, in a rock garden or perhaps even as a single planting in your perennial bed amid less-colorful plants.Your Flaming Mound Spiraea has a lot to offer for such a diminutive shrub. Just as its name implies, it will appear as a ‘flaming mound” of brilliant color in your landscape. You’ll adore the colorful foliage this remarkable, little shrub provides. Each tiny leaf begins life with a blazing red shade, transitioning to yellow and returning again to red for autumn. The contrast of the summer foliage with the long-lasting flowers is exquisite. Large, 4-inch round corymbs of deep pink flowers adorn Flaming Mound from late spring and into summer, blanketing it in color and texture. You can extend the bloom of your Flaming Mound with some simple deadheading, but the lovely foliage will continue to provide interest even after the flowers have faded. Flaming Mound Spiraea will grow to 2 feet in height with an equal spread. It’s known for its dwarf habit and has a mounding form. Flaming Mound is adaptive to a variety of conditions and is quite hardy overall. It’s considered a fast-growing shrub so you won’t have to wait long to see results, and the flowers are even useful for craft projects (or just used as a floral display on your kitchen table). There are so many fabulous features of Flaming Mound Spiraea that it’s easy to suggest that most gardeners will want one for their yards. Under ideal conditions, it will even live up to 20 years so it’s a great investment in an ornamental shrub that is fast-growing, hardy and beautiful.* Summer flowers * Fast growing * Great cut flower * Works in containers * Adaptive to a variety of soils * Fall interest.
A Mound of Snowy Flowers in SpringSnowmound Spirea is a dwarf, ornamental shrub with lovely flowers. Plant one for a decorative shrub border or use as a foundation planting.Your Snowmound Spirea’s most impressive feature is its spectacular clusters of pure white flowers that begin in May. Gathered together in small corymbs, the tiny bouquets of blossoms will virtually cover the arching branches of your Snowmound. It really lives up to its name, being so covered with flowers that it will appear as a “mound’ of “snow” in your spring landscape. Unlike with snow however, Butterflies and other pollinators will come in for a peek and contribute to the celebration of life that spring always seems to usher in. As spring moves into summer, the dense, blue-green foliage will provide a lush appearance for your Snowmound until it transitions to a coppery-yellow for autumn.Snowmound Spirea will grow to 4 feet tall with a 7-foot spread. It’s a compact shrub with graceful, spreading branches. There are no significant disease or insect issues to be concerned about and Snowmound tolerates a wide variety of soils. Snowmound is a relatively carefree shrub that will grow naturally beautiful, but it doesn’t mind some pruning if you’d prefer to customize its shape.There are many ornamental shrubs, and Snowmound Spirea is certainly a stand-out among them. If you’d like a touch of snow’s brilliance in spring, but without the cold weather, try a Snowmound Spirea.* Prolific spring flowers * Fall color * Wildlife interest * Dark green foliagePruning Spring Flowering Shrubs in Southern Regions.