Spirea Bush Varieties
Spiraea japonica 'Anthony Waterer' 4' - 6'. Tiny pink flowers on delicate, flat topped heads appear in late spring to early summer on this deciduous, dwarf shrub. New growth is is an attractive n reddish-purple. Use 'Anthony Waterer' in the front of a shrub border or as an accent in a perennial garden
Spiraea vanhouttei 'Bridal Wreath' 5' - 9'. A deciduous shrub with wonderful flowers and attractive autumn color. 'Bridal Wreath' is an upright shrub with sweeping branches which gracefully arch for an elegant landscape display. In spring, a delicate showing of clustered, white blossoms appear, giving a cascading appearance and an old fashioned touch in the garden. The attraction to butterflies and bees adds to your Bridalwreath’s glorious display. Use 'Bridal Wreath' as an informal hedge or in shrub planting single specimen.
Spiraea japonica 'Goldmound' 2' - 3'. Deciduous dwarf shrub, grow in full sun. Clusters of light pink flowers on dramatic foliage. Leaves are a bright yellow gold in spring, yellowish green in fall and finally a yellow orange during autumn. With its dwarf size, 'Goldmound' is a best pick for a small space garden. It will add color to a perennial garden or border all summer and can contrast beautifully with darker leaf shrubs. When used as an accent plant, 'Goldmound' will add brightness to the landscape.
'Magic Carpet' Dwarf
Spiraea japonica 'Magic Carpet' 18". Compact form, low growing spirea cultivar. Small, bright pink flowers contrast with bright gold mature foliage. New growth is a stunning orange red. 'Magic Carpet' adds gorgeous color contrast in a garden and is small enough to plant between perennials. The low size is perfect for bald spots or an area where a ground cover may be needed. 'Magic Carpet' is drought tolerant to suit our Georgia landscapes.
Spiraea japonica 'Tor' 2' - 3'. Compact form, low growing spirea with clusters of white flowers that attract butterflies. 'Tor' is a dwarf variety which is a great height to line walkways or a driveway. The compact, dense form can be used as a low growing hedge or as a single accent in a border garden.