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Spiraea japonica Double Play® Doozie

lDouble Play® Series

Spirea

$17.95 ea. (3+ discount) $17.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2019

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Plant Code: SPDO

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Blooms non-stop! This petite powerhouse puts all of its energy into creating wave after wave of glowing deep red/pink flowers from summer to frost. Foliage emerges deep red and matures to green before the flowers appear. Non-spreading, non-seeding!

Spirea Double Play Doozie™ is a landscaping classic with its neat, mounded habit. Proven Winners® selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow. The Double Play® Series extends these phenomenal shrubs’ color interest beyond flowering. In addition to vibrant flowers, these introductions turn a double play by providing absolutely stunning foliage, especially in the spring when they first break bud. Sure to be a hit!

Details

Type: Shrubs
Height: Medium 2-3'
Spacing: Plant 2-3' apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: Red
Accent: Pink
Patent: Pending 'NCSX2'
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Deer Resistant
  • Good for Hedge
  • Long-Blooming
  • OK in Containers
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Spiraea General Information

Spirea are compact, upright deciduous shrubs. Blooms on year-old wood. Many flat-topped clusters of flowers appear late spring to early summer. Tough dependable plants adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions.

Spiraea Plant Care

Spirea require very little maintenance. They prefer full sun but tolerate partial shade. Require good drainage. Prune just after flowering. In spring, trim to shape and apply a time-release fertilizer.