Bridalwreath Spirea

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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Spirea prunifolia cv. Plena
Common Name: Bridalwreath Spirea
Type: Deciduous Shrub
Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8
Bloom Time: March to April
Height: 48-96 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: White
Wildlife: Butterflies
Special Characteristics:
  • Upright, clumping with arching branching
  • Early spring bloom of double white flowers which appear before leaves emerge
  • Prune immediately after flowering if applicable
  • Tends to sucker but can be controlled by pruning
  • Deer tolerant
Potential Pests: Aphids
Serious Pests: None Serious
Potential Diseases: Leaf Spot, Fire Blight, Powdery Mildew, Root Rot, Leaf Roller, Scale
Serious Diseases: None Serious