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Snowmound Nippon Spirea
Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'
Snowmound Nippon Spirea flowers
Size:
Size: small
Small

Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade not required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Animal Damage

Environmental Damage

Fungal Disease

Herbicide Injury


A number of problems are common on this species including: leaf spots, powdery mildew, scale and aphids.
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 7 
Mature Height: 3-5 Feet
Mature Width: 3-5 Feet
Features: Clusters of small white flowers in late spring; foliage is dark blue-green.
Culture: Full sun; moist, well-drained soils are best, but tolerates dry sites; tolerates neutral soil pH (highly alkaline soils may lead to chlorosis).
Mature Form: Upright with arching branches
Native To: Japan
Soil Conditions:
Soil condition: DryDry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Tolerance: Dry SitesDry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Barrier
Use for: Border.Border
Foundation
Use for: Hedge.Hedge
Use for: Massing.Massing
Naturalizing
Screen
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
 
Additional Notes:

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