A top choice for low maintenance, striking good looks, and months of nonstop flowers.
When they named Doozie Spirea they weren’t joking. This completely sterile shrub doesn’t put any energy into making seed, meaning it spits out flowers for months nonstop. Raspberry pink flowers begin blooming in summer and go all the way until we get a frost. Naturally growing into a compact mound, almost no maintenance is require on this shrub once established. Deer and rabbit resistant and drought tolerant.
A member of the outstanding Double Play series of shrubs, a group of colorful, long-blooming selections that are carefree and easy to grow.
Spirea are compact deciduous shrubs that lose their leaves in winter. Spirea are heavy bloomers. They are tough, dependable plants that are tolerant of drought and different soil conditions, as long as it drains well. Spirea require very little maintenance.
Plant in full sun in well-draining soil. Avoid areas with standing water. Although plants tolerate dry conditions, give Spirea deep soakings during dry spells. They benefit from a time-release fertilizer in spring.
2 gallon pot