Little Princess Spirea

Little Princess Spirea


The Spiraea 'Little Princess', Spiraea japonica, is easily grown in average, medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. It tolerates a wide range of soils. Prune in late winter to early spring. 'Little Princess' Spiraea cultivar is a dense, upright, compact, mounded deciduous shrub which typically grows to 2-4' tall with a similar spread. Profuse pink flowers in small corymbs cover the arching stems of this plant in late spring. Flowers and leaves all appear on the same side of the arching branches. Flowers are attractive to butterflies. Narrow, dark blue-green foliage. It has no serious insect or disease problems, and is effective in borders, cottage gardens, foundation plantings, or hedges.

  • Mature Height: 2 - 4 feet

  • Mature Spread: 2 - 4 feet

  • Soil Type: Widely Adaptable

  • Moisture: Widely Adaptable

  • Mature Form: Round

  • Growth Rate: Moderate

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun

  • Flower Color: Pink

  • Fall Color: Copper and Yellow

  • Foliage Color: Green

  • Zones: 4-7


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Information source: University of Missouri - Horticulture


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