Spiraea japonica 'Dart's Red'
Suitable Substitutions for 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
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
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
Landscape usesFoundation planting