Spiraea x vanhouttei Shrub

We ship freshly dug bare-root plants, carefully packaged to arrive in excellent condition.

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    Spiraea x vanhouttei Shrub

    Posted by Angie Farris on 29th Aug 2019

    These look great in front of my house.

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Shipping Information

We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.

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Spiraea x vanhouttei Shrub is one of the Most Beautiful Flowering Shrubs that a Gardener Can Plant

One of the best things about this plant is that it’s about as easy to grow as it is lovely. Also called the Vanhoutte spirea or bridal wreath spirea, this bush can produce five to eight feet high and seven to 10 feet wide, though some specimens can grow to twice that. It’s a deciduous plant with small, serrated, diamond-shaped, bluish green leaves that are overwhelmed in the spring by arching sprays of beautiful white flowers.

Spiraea x Vanhouttei Shrub Grows best in Hardiness Zones 3 to 8

Once it’s established its maintenance is easy. It has a medium growth rate, which means it grows between 13 to 24 inches per year.

Named after the Belgian gardener L.B. Van Houtte, spiraea Van Houttei grew best in well-drained soil that’s been amended with compost and kept a bit moist. The compost should be refreshed every spring. Spiraea Van Houttei can do well in clay, sand or loamy soil with a pH from 6.1 to 7.8, though like many plants the spirea does best in slightly acidic soils. Soils with an alkaline pH over 7.1 can interfere with its uptake of nutrients. The bridal wreath spirea can put up with some drought.

Spiraea x vanhouttei Shrub is a very hardy shrub

It prefers moist, well-drained soils, but can survive in short periods of drought conditions. It has beautiful greenish blue foliage most of the year. In the spring, it blooms with tiny white clusters of flowers that will attract a variety of butterflies.

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