Spirea - Vanhouttei - Spiraea x vanhouttei
Spiraea Vanhouttei is an ideal border
Spiraea Vanhouttei is a hardy deciduous shrub that can adapt to many areas. Spiraea Vanhouttei is an ideal border Lilac Shrub is easily adaptable to both full sunlight and in lightly shaded areas. Spiraea Vanhouttei needs moist soils and grows best in average or medium moisture soils, and can even live in drought. Spiraea Vanhouttei has dark blue-green leaves that cover it most of the year. In the springtime the Spiraea Vanhouttei is covered in white blooms that make the plant a brilliant white color. The blooms of the Spiraea Vanhouttei attract large amounts of bees and butterflies to the area. This shrub is also deer resistant and can grow well even with regular deer grazing.
This shrub is also deer resistant and can grow well even with regular deer grazing. Spiraea Vanhouttei makes an excellent border or foundation for any garden or yard. Some farms even use it as a windbreak because of it's dense nature. When planting for a border, separate plants by 2 feet to allow for extra growth.