Spiraea billiardii

Spiraea billiardii

Saved summer 2008, planted in open forest

Note. photo taken late Autumn

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee)
Genus: Spiraea (spy-REE-ah)
Species: billiardii

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Bloom Color:
pink

Bloom Time:
Late Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From hardwood heel cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
By simple layering
By stooling or mound layering

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

About the Author

David

Is pushing forward with his design of the Karhula gardens. Favorite quote atm 'Rome was not built in a day'