Spiraea Shirobana

 

Spiraea Shirobana. A dense deciduous shrub with dark green leaves. Clusters of both dark pink and white flowers on the same plant from mid to late summer. Makes for an attractive border specimen. Max Height 60cm. Max Spread 60cm. Flowers July to August.

 

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil. Full Sun, Hardy.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.