Spiraea Double Play® Red

Spiraea Double Play® Red

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A Spirea That Can Thrive Anywhere
SKU 36988
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Key Characteristics

3 - 8

Mature Height

3 Feet

Mature Width

3 Feet

Sun / Shade

Full Sun, Part Shade

Moisture Level

Dry, Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy, Clay, Sandy, Poor

Description / Spiraea Double Play® Red

Spiraea Double Play® Red is simply peerless: the big flower heads boast a deep, true red like nothing the genus has ever seen. Compact and super large-flowered, Spiraea Double Play® Red is a magnificent addition to the sunny border. Just ask the butterflies.

Just 2 to 3 feet high and wide, Spiraea Double Play® Red packs a lot of color into very little space. The leaves are wide and gently serrated, standing out nicely. The blooms are flat-topped and very showy, bringing butterflies and bees on the wing throughout their season. (Hummingbirds don't mind an occasional sip of their nectar, either.) So much larger and showier than other Spirea cultivars, these true-red blooms are attention-getting from way across the sunny garden.

Spiraea Double Play® Red needs no pruning, but if you want to shape it, do so right after it finishes blooming, since it will flower on new wood. Deer tend to leave it alone, and it forms a naturally plump, bushy shape that looks natural without being scraggly. Everything is just better on Spiraea Double Play® Red.

This trouble-free cultivar handles drought, wind, salt, and pollution all with grace. Robust and adaptable, Spiraea Double Play® Red even thrives in clay soil. Spiraea Double Play® Red is a Proven Winners® ColorChoice® plant, representing the true, tested cream of the crop. To become a Proven Winner®, a cultivar must display excellent health, vigor, and ease of culture in trial gardens around the world, as well as interesting new features. Spiraea Double Play® Red was a shoo-in for this collection thanks to its tolerance of adversity and its revolutionary red color. You will love Spiraea Double Play® Red.

Product Details

Item Form 1-Quart
Genus Spiraea
Species japonica
Variety 'SMNSJMFR'
Plant Patent PP26993
Product Classification Shrubs
Habit Compact
USDA Zone Low 3
USDA Zone High 8
Sun / Shade Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Color Red
Bloom Season Start Late Spring
Bloom Season End Early Summer
Foliage Color Burgundy, Dark Green
Resistance Cold Hardy, Deer Resistance, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant
Special Features Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Fast Growing, Flower, Free Bloomer, Long Bloomers
Uses Border, Containers, Hedge
Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
State Shipping Restrictions GU, HI, PR, VI
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