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botanical name:
Spiraea japonica 'Crispa'
Spiraea japonica 'Crispa' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Spiraea x bumalda 'Crispa'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Small deciduous shrub with deeply toothed, heavily veined and twisted, green leaves, purple-red when young. Flat heads of deep reddish pink flowers in summer.

Best in well drained fertile soil in full sun, but fairly tolerant of varying conditions.

By cuttings in summer

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