I have three planted in a group. I purchased 4" pots from the PW site. Now we are in year two and they are 2 feet tall! Magnificent flowers. I an very happy that I put these in. They bloom alongside my Catmint. The contrast in colors is breathtaking.
Double Play® Pink Spirea Spiraea japonica
This variety is no longer available from Proven Winners®. Alternatives include: Double Play Doozie®.
Double Play Spiraea have vibrant flowers and stunning foliage.
Double Play Pink is an improved variety of spirea whose foliage emerges dark red in spring and then turn rich green in time for the pure pink spring flowers. The flower color on this variety is quite intense - much deeper than that of other varieties. It has a dense, mounded habit that is perfect for landscapes.
Top reasons to grow Double Play® Pink spirea:
Continuous Bloom or RebloomerAttracts:BeesButterfliesHummingbirdsResists:Deer
- Outstanding flower and foliage color
- One of the toughest plants around
- Very deer resistant
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:24 - 36 InchesSpacing:24 - 48 InchesSpread:24 - 36 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:RedFoliage Shade:Dark burgundy spring foliageHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:New WoodBloom Time:Late SpringHardiness Zones:3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageUses:Border PlantUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses Notes:
Mixed borders, mass plantings, foundation plantingsMaintenance Notes:
Adaptable to most moist, well-drained soils. Fertilize in spring, and prune after flowering.Double Play® Pink Spiraea japonica 'SMNSJMFP' USPP 26,995, Can 5,632
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