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Spiraea japonica 'SMNSJMFR'
Spirea, Double Play® Red
A low maintenance, deciduous shrub that is sure to become a landscape favorite with its thrilling season of color, in both foliage and flower. The double play of color takes place as rich burgundy foliage emerges in spring, followed by a stunning explosion of crimson-red blooms. Perfect for mass plantings or mixed shrub borders.
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Hardiness Zone:3 - 8
Spirea, Double Play® Red Growing and Maintenance Tips
Easy to grow in average, well-drained soils; tolerates a wide range of soil types. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Blooms on old wood; remove spent blooms and prune if needed in summer after flowering. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: summer after flowering.
Spiraea japonica 'SMNSJMFR' Characteristics
- Mass Plant
- Cut Flower / or Foliage
- Sun Tolerant
Growth Rate in the Garden
Soil Moisture Needs