This shrub grows well in northeast Florida. It grows best in a well-drained
soil that is not too dry.in a sunny site. It tends to flower sporadically
through summer. It is evergreen in Jacksonville.
Small shrub to two to four feet tall, depending on cultivar.
Light: full sun to part sun
Water: somewhat drought tolerant when established, not for wet soils
Soil: average garden soil, responds well to fertilizer
Approximately seventy species of Spirea grow naturally around the world in the northern hemisphere. A
few species are grown in gardens. Bumald’s spirea is a hybrid of Spirea
albiflora and S. japonica. Flowers
are white or pink in rounded clusters at the ends of the stems.
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