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Double Play® Pink Spirea Spiraea japonica

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
Mature Size
3' 3'
Height
2' - 3'
Spread
2' - 3'
  • Details

    Features

    Double Play Spiraea have vibrant flowers and stunning foliage.

    Double Play Pink is an improved variety of spirea whose foliage emerges dark red in spring and then turn rich green in time for the pure pink spring flowers. The flower color on this variety is quite intense - much deeper than that of other varieties. It has a dense, mounded habit that is perfect for landscapes.

    Top reasons to grow Double Play® Pink spirea:

    • Outstanding flower and foliage color
    • One of the toughest plants around
    • Very deer resistant
    Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    24 - 36 Inches
    Spacing: 
    24 - 48 Inches
    Spread: 
    24 - 36 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Colors: 
    Red
    Foliage Shade: 
    Dark burgundy spring foliage
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    New Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    Mixed borders, mass plantings, foundation plantings

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Adaptable to most moist, well-drained soils. Fertilize in spring, and prune after flowering.

    Double Play® Pink Spiraea japonica 'SMNSJMFP' USPP 26,995, Can 5,632
  • 3 Reviews

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    Browse reviews from people who have grown this plant.
    • I have three planted in a group. I purchased 4" pots from the PW site. Now we are in year two and they are 2 feet tall! Magnificent flowers. I an very happy that I put these in. They bloom alongside my Catmint. The contrast in colors is breathtaking.

      Lindsey Trebian
      , Kansas
      , United States
      , 15 weeks ago
    • Dawn
      , North Carolina
      , United States
      , 2 years ago
    • Irwin Nolt
      , Pennsylvania
      , United States
      , 6 years ago
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