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botanical name:
Spiraea x vanhouttei 'Pink Ice'
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family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.20m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Deciduous shrub with graceful arching branches and small leaves mottled green and cream with pink tints and stems, becoming greener as they age. Umbels of white flowers are borne along the branches in June. Smaller and slower growing than the species.

cultivation:
Any reasonably fertile soil in sun or shade.
Prune out any branches with reverted foliage and trim in spring to encourage new growth.

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