How to Manage Pests
Pests in Gardens and Landscapes
Family Rosaceae (Rose family)
Spiraea spp. are deciduous shrubs that
grow 2 to 6 feet tall depending upon species and variety.
They are recognized by their abundant flowering in whites,
pinks, or reds.
Optimum conditions for growth
Spirea shrubs are easy to grow and grow in
almost all climatic zones. They prefer areas with full sun
to light shade. They require consistent irrigation and good
drainage to improve performance. Prune spring-blooming varieties
after they bloom. Summer-blooming varieties may be pruned
Leaves and flowers of spirea, Spiraea nipponica