BRIDAL WREATH SPIRAEA - SPIRAEA PRUNIFOLIA

bridal wreath spiraea flowers

Common Name: Bridal Wreath spirea

Scientific Name: 
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Spiraea
Species: prunifolia

Hardiness Zone: 5 to 8
Height: 4 to 8 ft
Width: 4 to 8 ft

Description: Bridal wreath spirea is native to China, Formosa, and Korea. It has a moderate growth rate culminating is an open, leggy, and loose form. The leaves are dark green, 1-2 inches long and turn yellow to purple in the autumn. Small white flowers bloom from March through April and turn into dry brown follicles that remain on the shrub throughout the winter. ​​S. prunifolia is susceptible to fireblight, leaf spot, and powdery mildew. They are also prone to suckering.

bridal wreath spiraea flowers
bridal wreath spiraea form
bridal wreath spiraea autumn foliage
bridal wreath spiraea foliage

 

 

 

 

 

 

References:

Accessed online. https://garden.org/plants/photo/86366/. 14 June, 2019

Accessed online. https://landscapeplants.oregonstate.edu/plants/spiraea-prunifolia-plena. 14 June, 2019