Spiraea x vanhouttei, Pink Spirea
The Spiraea Bush, also known as meadowsweet, is a gorgeous addition to any garden. It requires very little maintenance, which makes it popular with new and expert gardeners alike. The spring-blooming Spiraea Bush is a deciduous shrub that blooms petite, snow-white flowers that completely cover its curved branches. The branches' icicle shape, when covered in spring's white clusters, almost look snow-covered, offering a unique addition to any outdoor area. Summer-blooming varieties are just as beautiful with their red and pink flowers. Spiraea Bushes will grow up to 6 feet tall and can be used as a hedge or border, or simply as a gorgeous centerpiece.
Just like the name says this shrub has beautiful little pink flowers that cascade throughout the shrub and are just lovely when placed around a canopy gazebo in a garden. There are different variations of the pink spirea with some of them offering a splash of little white flowers mixed in although all variations have delicate foliage. It has been started time and time again that in all actuality the pink spirea offer some of the most visually appealing flowers that any spirea shrubs have to offer. Blooming in late spring to early summer the pink spirea can bring life and beauty to your landscape long after the early spring bloomers have bloomed.
Pink Spirea makes a great border plant as it has very colorful blooms
It has very beautiful white and pink flowers. It does have other color ranges, they begin as a soft pink and then change to a vibrant gold color in the fall. This plant requires a bit of pruning due to its extremely heavy blossoms. The flowers will weigh down its branches, so it needs to be well kept. Blooming in late spring to early summer the pink spirea can bring life and beauty to your landscape long after the early spring bloomers have bloomed. A homeowner will want to make sure that they can prune this plant when the seasons are right otherwise they run the risk of long-term damage or even death of the plant.
wers will weigh down its branches so it needs to be well kept. Blooming in late spring to early summer the pink spirea can bring life and beauty to your landscape long after the early spring bloomers have bloomed.