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Vanhoutte Spirea

Botanical Name
Spiraea x vanhouttei
Min Zone
3
Height
6 to 8 feet
Width
10 to 12 feet
Flowers
Late April to early May: small white wreaths along stem on old wood
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Well-drained, tolerates a wide range of soil types, except wet
Planting & Care
  • Transplant from container stock
  • Drought tolerant
  • Prune after flowering
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Snow White - compact 5 feet, self cleaning
  • Pink Ice - new foliage mottled with pink and white, maturing to green, 5 feet

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