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Superior landscape variety with much deeper, pure-pink flowers.
‘Double Play Pink’ was selected for its dark red foliage in spring and bold, intense pure-pink flowers. The flower color is much deeper than that the varieties sold in commercial nurseries. Japanese spirea, is mounded deciduous shrub that typically grows to 6’ tall. Tiny pink flowers in flat clusters cover this shrub from late spring to mid-summer. Flowers are very attractive to butterflies and bees. Spiraea japonica is superior landscape plant, and best used in borders, cottage gardens or hedges. Easy to grow in full sun spirea tolerates a wide range of soils and is deer resistant. Flowers form on new wood, so pruning is recommended in late winter to early spring if needed.
This refers to the USDA hardiness zone assigned to each part of the country, based on the minimum winter temperature that a region typically experiences. Hardiness zone ranges are provided for all perennial plants and you should always choose plants that fall within your range.
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Spiraea japonica, Double Play Pink is rated
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Rated 5 out of
Impressive first yearI planted this little guy in March, and I don't think it's quit flowering since June! This spirea is part of a foundation garden which faces east and has fair soil at best. I'll be ordering more shortly to fill in where my husband ripped out massive, old juniper bushes.
Date published: 2017-08-26
Rated 1 out of
never tookI bought two of these plants and they never grew :(