The Pink Bridal Wreath Spirea (Spiraea x vanhouttei) shrub is as stunning and graceful as a lacy wedding gown.
Hardy planting zones for this shrub is 3-9. The growth rate is up to 24 inches per year. Pink Bridalwreath Spirea can grow 2-10 feet tall and 2-10 feet wide so be sure it has room to spread. Plant it in full sun to medium shade for best results and in the moist well-drained soil. In the spring small white or pink blooms will grow in a fountain like a form with a rounded crest and curving stems that arch all the way to the soil.
Trimming back the old blooms will allow for new flowers to show up. The leaves are small and can give you a significant amount of pink color. Many wildlife animals such as butterflies love the spirea. In the fall the bluish-green leaves will give way to a more plum color before shedding its foliage for the winter. Prune this shrub back each year about one-third of the old wood once it concludes flowering to keep it in tip-top shape and to keep it just the right size for your garden. Regular pruning for this shrub is recommended, but not necessary.
Pink Bridalwreath Spirea delicate beauty dazzles the eyes with pink or white cluster blooms that grow to look like an elegant fountain with curving stems that dip down to the ground.
When cut, these beautiful canes can be featured in bridal bouquets and shaped into bridal headdresses, explaining their name.
The shrub blooms in both summer and fall and also offers a beautiful fragrance to one’s landscape. It’s also a hardy plant and one of low maintenance but needs some room to spread. For example, the Pink Bridal Wreath Spirea can grow 2-10 feet tall and 2-10 feet wide. Also, the plant’s growth rate is up to 2 feet per year. The best planting zones for this shrub include 3-9.
Some gardeners like to grow the beautiful shrub as a hedge, so when planting, just enough space is given to each plant, so it will have a chance to grow and spread naturally.
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