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botanical name:
Spiraea japonica 'Shirobana'
Spiraea japonica 'Shirobana' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Spiraea japonica 'Shiburi'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark 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
Unusual dwarf form which produces both dark pink and white flowers on the same plant.

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

By cuttings in summer

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