Little Princess Spirea - Spiraea japonica 'Little Princess'

Small dense mound shaped shrub with profuse clusters of soft pink flowers in summer. Fine textured mint green leaves in summer turn dark red in fall. Attracts butterflies. Good accent for the border, groundcover or dwarf specimen shrub.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Foundation
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
Pink
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Ground Cover
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary. In colder climates, winter die back is common. Prune to ground level in early spring, treat as a perennial. Remove spent blooms to promote more flowers. 

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