Spiraea nipponica Snowmound

Spiraea nipponica Snowmound, is a deciduous flowering shrub that belongs to the rose family. The most striking feature of this shrub is its abundant white flowers that bloom in late spring to early summer. These flowers have a light, sweet fragrance to them. The flower clusters are about 10-15 cm in diameter and give the shrub a fluffy, snowball-like appearance. The leaves are small and elongated, measuring 2-5 cm in  length, and are a bright green colour. In the autumn, the leaves turn to a vibrant orange or red before falling off.

Supplied in a 1litre pot

£9.60 (inc. VAT)

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Specifications:

  • Colour: White
  • Height: 250cm
  • Perennial
  • UK cultivated

Good For:

  • Beds and borders
  • Fragrance

How to grow:

  • Soil Type: Fertile, Moist but well drained
  • Position: Full sun, Semi-shade

More Information

Spiraea nipponica Snowmound, is a deciduous flowering shrub that belongs to the rose family. The most striking feature of this shrub is its abundant white flowers that bloom in late spring to early summer. These flowers have a light, sweet fragrance to them. The flower clusters are about 10-15 cm in diameter and give the shrub a fluffy, snowball-like appearance. The leaves are small and elongated, measuring 2-5 cm in  length, and are a bright green colour. In the autumn, the leaves turn to a vibrant orange or red before falling off.

How to grow your Spiraea nipponica Snowmound

The Spiraea nipponica Snowmound is adaptable to various soil types but prefers well-drained, fertile soil. It can thrive in full sun or partial shade, making it a versatile choice for any garden. It is also tolerant of drought and can withstand moderate exposure to strong winds.

This shrub requires minimal maintenance, making it a favourite among gardeners. It typically grows up to 2 and a half metres tall and is equally wide. It has a dense, rounded shape with arching branches. Pruning is only necessary to maintain its shape or remove any dead or damaged branches. This should be done in late winter or early spring before new growth begins.

To encourage more abundant flowering, deadheading can be done throughout the blooming period. However, it is not necessary for the health of the plant.

Where to grow your Spiraea nipponica Snowmound

It is popularly used as a border plant. It can also be used in mixed flower beds or as an accent shrub in a larger garden. In addition, its cut flowers can be used in floral arrangements. Its versatility and low maintenance make it a great choice for novice gardeners.

The Spiraea nipponica Snowmound is a beautiful and easy-to-maintain shrub that can add beauty and interest to any garden. With its stunning white flowers, adaptability to various growing conditions, and minimal maintenance requirements, it’s no wonder this shrub has gained popularity worldwide. So why not consider adding one to your garden? You won’t be disappointed!  So why wait? Happy gardening!

 

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