‘Anthony Waterer’ – Spiraea japonica, commonly called Japanese spirea, is a dense, upright, mounded, deciduous shrub that typically grows 4-6’ tall with a slightly larger spread. Leaves (to 3” long) are oval and sharply-toothed. Tiny deep pink flowers in flat-topped clusters (corymbs) cover the foliage from late spring to mid-summer, with sparse and intermittent repeat bloom sometimes occurring. Flowers are attractive to butterflies.
‘Bridal Wreath’ – The bridal wreath spirea is a medium-sized deciduous shrub that features sprays of little white flowers. If you like white flowers use this to create a focal point in your garden. There is an abundance of flowers during the spring and will put on another show in the fall when the leaves change colour. 4-8′
‘Gold Flame’ – ‘Goldflame’ is a compact shrub that grows to about 4 feet tall with a similar spread. It is known for the changing colors of its foliage, which begin as bronze-red when they emerge in the spring, then transition to bright yellow-green in summer, and finally turn an attractive copper-orange in fall.
‘Snowmound’ – A dense, upright, mounded, deciduous shrub that typically matures to 5-8’ tall with a slightly larger spread. Obovate to elliptic leaves (to 1 1/4” long) are dark green above but blue-green beneath with round toothed apices. Foliage turns a minimally attractive yellow in fall. Tiny white five-petalled flowers in rounded hemispherical clusters (corymbs) cover the foliage in late spring to early summer (late May to June). Flowers are attractive to butterflies.