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Spiraea japonica 'Dart's Red'

More About Spiraea japonica 'Dart's Red'

  • Carmine-red flowers in flattened clusters
  • Foliage emerges reddish-purple, matures to blue-green, then reddish in the fall
  • Upright, rounded form
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

Zone:

4

Height:

60-80 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

Red
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Dart's Red Spirea Growing and Maintenance Tips

Summer flowering spirea will flower with a good flush in late spring, and sporadically during the summer. To promote a second flush of bloom, remove spent flowers by pinching or light shearing. Pruning for shape should be done in early spring to allow the flower buds to form.


Spiraea japonica 'Dart's Red' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Rebloomer
Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Rounded
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Hedge
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Spiraea japonica 'Dart's Red'

Spiraea japonica 'Anthony Waterer'

Spiraea japonica 'Anthony Waterer'

Anthony Waterer Spirea

Leptodermis oblonga

Leptodermis oblonga

Himalayan Leptodermis