Cascading Flowers All SummerWith a flower show fit for a wedding, Spirea is a showstopper for your perennial gardens or borders. Known for the beautiful cascading sprays of crepe-like flowers blooming for months in spring and summer, these classic garden shrubs look delicate but are hardy garden performers. Spirea is also known as bridalwreath, since the flowers bloom during wedding season and have traditionally been used to weave into bridal crowns, bouquets, garlands and wreaths.Daphne Spirea is a dwarf version with blushing pink flowers that spread 2 feet tall and 5 feet wide. You can use Daphne as an excellent filler for sparse beds and borders. It looks great massed and makes a low-maintenance groundcover. Just one spilling over the edges of a large container will make people stop in their tracks when in full bloom. The flowers aren’t the only benefit of this useful shrub. It has great fall color, too.Plant Daphne with white roses or graceful miscanthus grasses. Try it with spiky, upright cotoneaster for a great contrast and eye-catching texture year-round.Generations of gardeners have enjoyed Daphne Spirea in their gardens and we know that you will too!* Very showy flowers in spring and summer * Great for cutting * Low-maintenance ground cover .
White Plumes and Ferny FoliageThe Ash Leaf Spirea, ‘Sorbaria sorbifolia’, is a fast growing shrub that has large plumes of creamy white flowers in June. These flowers grow above the deep green, fern-like foliage.It spreads quickly and is an excellent plant for soil retention. It prefers a moist, well-drained, organic soil. This deciduous shrub is multi-stemmed and grows 6-8 feet tall and 5-10 feet wide.Spireas are among the easiest flowering shrubs to grow since they are tolerant of many soils, except extremely wet.The plant also likes mulch and summer watering and prefers full sun to partial shade. Spireas are great for mass plantings or groupings, screens or border shrubs.Zones 2 – 7*Fast-Growing*White Flowers*Fern-Like foliage.
The Spiraea ‘Golden Elf’, Spiraea japonica ‘Golden Elf’, is an incredible new dwarf Spiraea from Canada which is great for rock gardens, borders and mixing into the perennial garden. It can also be used as an edging plant for paths or walkways.This little yellow leaved beauty only grows to 6-8 inches high and has a spreading habit. It looks and acts a whole lot more like a ground cover perennial!Tiny pink flowers in small flat-topped clusters appear in late spring. Some sporadic rebloom sometimes occurs in summer.’Golden Elf’ is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun. It also tolerates a wide range of soils.Flowering on new wood, this low maintenance shrub may be pruned to shape in late winter to early spring. It retains its leaf color through the fall.True to its name, the Golden Elf has bright golden foliage that hugs the ground, and sticks around all season!* Dwarf* Low maintenance* Fall color.
Limemound Spirea, Spiraea bumalda ‘Limemound’, is a low spreading plant with bright lemon-yellow foliage that matures to lime green on a dense, compact mounding form.The sharply toothed leaves are lime green, lance-shaped, to 5 inches long. In the fall the foliage changes to an orange-red color with red stems. This deciduous plant is good as a filler when used with other green-leafed plants, or is a great plant for massing.Producing showy pink flat flower clusters all summer, Limemound takes little maintenance and is easy to grow. Prune in late winter or early spring, if needed.Limemound prefers average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun. It tolerates a wide range of soils. Remove faded flower clusters to promote additional bloom.Use Limemound as a ground cover, in the perennial border, or over low walls or embankments.* Fall color* Ground cover.
The hot new color? Pink! Do you want to be the talk of the neighborhood this year? When others are planting for their orange, red and yellow fall color schemes, shake up the status quo with orange, red and…pink! Pink Sparker Spirea (Spiraea betulifolia ‘COURISPI01’ PP27,933) blooms large round pink flowerheads at the tips of its stems in early spring. It looks amazing with other spring-flowering shrubs like white dogwoods and lavender lilacs. But Pink Sparkler really sings in the fall when it reblooms with smaller blushing flowers that appear all up and down the stems at the leaf axils. And as if the pink color isn’t enough to give your garden a refresh, wait till you see the beautiful burgundy hue the leaves turn when the weather chills. This burgundy/pink combo is so striking it is almost scandalous! This hardy perennial will fill up 3-4 feet both in height and width in your garden, so give it pride of place in the back of a border or in a mixed foundation planting. It adapts to a wide range of conditions and handles full sun to part shade. Be the first on your block to roll out the pink for fall. Let the neighbors talk. They’re just jealous! Buy yours online today!* Easy care* Gorgeous pink flowers* Great burgundy fall foliage* Full sun or part shade* Round shape needs no pruning* Perfect size for foundations and borders.
A fashion show in your garden! Double Play® Blue Kazoo® Spirea (Spiraea media ‘SMSMBK’) is a three season kaleidoscope of color for your garden. It runs through the deepest and most rich colors of the rainbow for you throughout the year. In spring it covers itself with wine-burgundy new foliage. It then quickly turns to its formal suit of moody blue-green leaves. (There is such a richness in the colors that it seems the closer you look the deeper and more complex they get.) Then in the fall it puts on its holiday finery by turning vibrant red.To put the proverbial ‘icing on the cake’ it also wears very showy crisp white flowers in spring and then again in summer! It really puts on quite the fashion show in the landscape.This little mounding shrub is a sun-lover that reaches two to three feet tall and wide. It is the perfect size for any garden and has so many uses. It makes an eye-catching flowering hedge or fence row. Use it in large containers where you can see its color-show up close. It is beautiful in borders or beds, too. It looks great whether in wildlife gardens, cottage gardens or modern gardens. It is truly that versatile! It is perfect to cut and use as filler in bouquets. Hummingbirds and butterflies love the nectar from the flowers, so it will keep your garden buzzing all season.As an extra bonus, it is on the list of plants to use if you need to do firescaping around your house. Beautiful and practical!Double Play® Blue Kazoo® Spirea is a little workhorse for your garden. Order yours today! * Very easy to grow* Stunning color changes* Flowering hedge* Great for firescaping* Disease resistant* Perfect for containers* Pollinator friendly.
A super-blooming shrub! Spirea Double-Play Doozie is breaking new ground in the flowering shrub market. This pretty plant is non-invasive because it has been bred to be sterile. That means that it can spend every bit of its energy blooming its socks off, and knocking yours off in the process! Doozie is a summer bloomer, so from early summer all the way up to the first frost, you will have waves of red-pink flowers over spring-green leaves. Butterflies, bees and birds will become your constant garden companions. And bonus points in that no deadheading is required. Yay for less work! You will appreciate how Doozie grows naturally into a compact 2’-3’ mound that never need pruning to keep its shape. Again, yay for less work! Tuck this beauty into your existing mixed border or build a new flower bed around it. It is a real show-off all summer long. It doesn’t stop there, though. Doozie likes to show off in the fall, too, when its leaves turn bright shades of bronzy orange and yellow. So three full seasons of beauty and very little that you have to do to make that happen. This is a real win-win, don’t you think? Order yours today! * Red-pink flowers * Full sun * Sterile so non-invasive * Easy care * Almost maintenance-free.
The Spirea Shirobana, ‘Spiraea japonica ‘Shirobana’, is a very interesting, and attractive summer blooming spirea with a handsome, mounding growth habit.This spirea variety commonly displays three different colored blooms all on the same shrub – and all at the same time! Flower heads appear in deep rose, pastel pink, and white as well.The lustrous deep green foliage of this spirea forms a handsome mound 2 to 3 feet tall. The Shirobana begins blooming in late spring and continues off and on through the summer.Use this small shrub a an accent in the border, a low hedge or for mass plantings. For a formal appearance, shear this plant annually after flowering.It is best to prune ‘Shirobana’ after flowering except for removing dead branches. Flowering can be intensified and prolonged through regular trimming of expired flower heads.* Three-colored flowering* Attractive plant* Long blooming.
A Fountain of Flowers In The SpringTalk about a showstopper! Every year around April your Bridalwreath Spirea (Spiraea prunifolia) covers its arching branches with doubled white blooms, transforming bare branches into steamers of white flowers. It never fails to draw comments from people.That attention-getting look, coupled with the fact that this plant is a breeze to grow, has made this a favorite in American gardens for over a century. In some rural parts of the country you can still come across fields where the houses that stood there are long gone, but their Bridalwreath Spirea is still growing and blooming every year.Once the flowers are gone, the plant covers itself in blue-green leaves until fall, when the leaves turn yellow, orange and purple. Even when it drops its leaves for the winter, the elegantly arched branches stand out in your landscape.Besides Bridalwreath making a great single specimen plant, it will shine in your perennial border or take your breath away as a tall, property defining hedge.Bridalwreath Spirea is truly a low-maintenance shrub with no problems! It grows to 5-9 feet tall, spreading to 6-8 feet. It requires full sun and makes do with average soil. It can be left to grow naturally, but is happy to have some pruning if you prefer. You won’t be disappointed with your Bridalwreath Spirea from Nature Hills. Order at LEAST one now for springtime bloom. We’re sure you’ll be back for more!* Double white flowers * Colorful fall foliage * Low maintenance.
A Storm of Snowy Flowers and Fall Color Imagine a “snow storm” in spring, blanketing the blue/green foliage of your shrub for a superb display of floral brilliance! That’s what you’ll experience this spring when you plant a Snow Storm Spirea in your yard.The show begins with what appears to be, at a distance, tiny dots of white scatted amid your blue/green foliage. As the buds begin to open, those dots become petite blossoms of pristine white, clustered together to form little bouquets amid the branches. It’s as delicate, and elegant a sight as you could hope to see. The dome-shaped clusters of flowers can reach up to 8 inches across, so it’s easy to see why people love this little shrub.Autumn brings yet another show, with the vibrant leaves transitioning to shades of orange and red. Your Snow Storm Spriea is a deciduous shrub that will grow up to 4 feet in height with an equal spread. It has a compact nature with spreading branches. Snow Storm is adaptive to a variety of soils, as well as heat and disease tolerant. Pollinators love it, but deer pass it by. Overall, Snow Storm Spirea is a generally low maintenance shrub. Spireas are popular shrubs for the home landscape, and Snow Storm Spirea is a fine example of a variety that always makes gardeners smile. Impressive flowers, foliage and fall color, coupled with a hardy low maintenance nature, make this an easy choice for almost any home. * Spring flowers* Fall interest* Deer resistant* Low maintenance.
Butterflies Love Pink FlowersNorman Spirea, spiraea japonica ‘Norman’, is a dwarf and compact spirea with intense rosy pink flowers on a background of mint green foliage.It displays a raspberry-purple to red fall color, lasting approximately one month.‘Norman’ is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. This plant prefers full sun and tolerates a wide range of soils. Remove faded flower clusters to prolong additional bloom, and it is best to prune in late winter to early spring. The plant also likes mulch and summer watering.Since this plant grows only 3 feet tall and as wide, ‘Norman’ is effective in the border, cottage garden or as a low, informal hedge.It is attractive to butterflies and has no serious disease or insect problems.* Heads of Rosy Pink Flowers* Purple Fall Foliage* Attracts Butterflies.
Hot Pink on Blue GreenGumball Spirea, spiraea x bumalda ‘Gumball’, is a compact shrub that displays attractive hot pink flowers in May-June.These flowers are complimented by the new growth of leaves that emerge purplish, then turn a bluish-green in spring and summer. In the fall the leaves turn brilliant shades of burgundy, orange and yellow!A nice sized compact shrub, it grows 2′ high to 4′ wide which makes it a good low shrub border. ‘Gumball’ is ideal for small spaces.This spirea will thrive in most locations and should be pruned after flowering and in early spring. It prefers full sun to light shade and well-drained soil.Transplant from its container for best results. It is great for group or mass plantings, borders, or for foundation plant.Gumball is resistant to drought and is very urban tolerant.* Hot Pink Flowers* Blue Green Leaves* Compact Wide Shrub.
The most colorful spirea yet! When Spirea Double Play Candy Corn (Spiraea japonica ‘NCSX1’ DOUBLE PLAY) is shown in test gardens here are a few of the comments people give over and over again:“Eye popping”“Crazy colorful”“You have to see it to believe it!”And we agree with them all. This is a crazy colorful, eye-popping spirea that you simply have to see to believe. In the spring the foliage starts out a candy apple red. Then it turns to pineapple yellow as the season wears on, while the new growth continues to come out in a rich orange color. In top of that, the flowers bust out in early summer and are a wonderful shade of dark purple. Lots of action and color on one plant!Use Spirea Double Play Candy Corn to brighten up beds and borders. They fill in against leggy older evergreens and neaten up older foundation plantings. They look equally great lining a formal walkway or edging a woodland garden.Besides their obvious beauty they are drought tolerant, deer and rabbit don’t touch them and they don’t require any pruning.These are new to the market this year, so order early and order a lot – we think we’re going to sell out of this one!* Super colorful foliage changes for three seasons* Great flower power* Low growing – no pruning required* Low maintenance* Drought tolerant* Hardy.
Only spirea with true red flowers! Do you have a garden trouble spot? Probably. Most of us do. Do you want a beautiful plant to fill it? Spirea Double Play Red might be the solution that you’re looking for. Spirea is a great garden plant. It is an ideal plant for difficult areas in your landscape where you have not had any luck with other plants. Drought? Wind? Poor soil? Salt spray? Double Play Red doesn’t bat an eye. This is one of the easiest shrubs you can grow. ‘Easy’ sometimes equals ‘boring’. Not in this case! Double Play Red knocks your socks off with its colorful foliage and vibrant flowers. (That’s the double play. Get it?) This small shrub has a big personality. It grows 2-3 feet high and wide and is covered in color-changing leaves – it starts out with burgundy-red leaves in the spring that turn to deep green during the summer and on through the fall. In the spring it blooms with tons of clusters of true red flower heads – the only true red of any spirea. The beautiful flowers attract butterflies, bees and hummingbirds setting your garden in motion all summer long. Double Play Red doesn’t require any pruning to keep its nice mounded shape and resists deer and disease. This is one vigorous, easy care shrub. Don’t let that tough spot be a burden any longer. Order your own Spirea Double Play Red today! * Good in trouble spots * Stunning spring color * Easy care * True red flowers * Attracts pollinators.
A summer full of flowers! This summer, wouldn’t you love to step outside into your garden and be greeted by shrubs full of flowers? And wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to prune those shrubs, or coddle those shrubs or even think about those shrubs at all, just enjoy them? (Now we’ve got your attention!)Well, Superstar Spirea (Spiraea x bumalda ‘Denistar’ PP22,432) is that plant! Not only is it beautiful and easy but it fits the current trend of smaller plants for smaller gardens. (Not to worry if you are blessed with a larger garden! Superstar looks great in big beds and borders and is a fantastic foundation plant. It definitely plays well with others.)This compact plant starts the spring with deep green foliage overall. Then as new growth emerges it is an eye-catching scarlet red. The two-toned effect is stunning! As it starts to warm up, Superstar is just getting started. Clusters of apple-pink blossoms cover the plant all summer long. The show doesn’t stop when the flowers fade, though. In the fall the leaves turn an excellent golden-bronze that lights up your borders.In true superstar fashion Superstar Spirea is showy and memorable. But unlike many superstars, Superstar isn’t a diva. She’ll stay a compact 3 feet tall and wide and fit just about any sunny spot you have for her, even a large container.Order Superstar Spirea now and step out into the beautiful carefree garden you’ve always wanted!* Low maintenance* Fast Growing* No pruning needed* Three seasons of showy color* Great for containers.