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botanical name:
Spiraea thunbergii
Spiraea thunbergii © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen
height: 1.50m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: light green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Dense deciduous or semi-evergreen bush with arching branches of narrow light green leaves. White flowers in spring and early summer. Sometimes flowers sporadically from late winter.

cultivation:
Tolerant of most soils, but does best in moist, fertile loam. Sun or part shade.
Prune after flowering.

propagation:
From seed or by cuttings, half-ripe in summer or hardwood cuttings in late autumn. Also by separation of rooted suckers.

other notes:
From China and Japan.
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