This Bridal Wreath Spirea cultivar is as innocent and breathtaking as a bride!
Spiraea prunifolia are small to medium sized deciduous shrubs that produce cascades of creamy white flowers in spring and summer. The Bridal Wreath Spirea features sensational double white flowers in early spring and lovely autumn colors until the leaves fall off.
Use this beautiful Bridal bush as a single specimen, privacy hedge or shrub planting, or foundation plantings to enjoy its enchanting display. The bridal plant can even be pruned into a spirea tree. The green foliage will stay green all year until fall when the leaves turn red providing year round interest.
Bridal veil spirea upright growth pattern and arching branches gracefully reach and descend for an elegant landscape silhouette. The spirea flowers attract butterflies and bees and adds to your Bridal Wreath shrubs glorious display. Bridal wreath plant will benefit from being pruned after flowering to promote growth. Read more about how to prune spirea.
Bridal Wreath Spirea Care
Grow this flowering shrub across the United States in USDA plant hardiness zones 4-9. It prefers to be planted in full sun but can tolerate some partial shade. Well drained soil is best but it is not picky about soil conditions.
Spirea bridal wreath growth rate is up to 5-9 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide at full maturity. Bridal wreath spirea can cover a large area! A yearly application in the early spring of slow release fertilizer at the top of the root ball will help its growth habit and small white flowers appear.
This flowering plant is low maintenance and easy to care for! White spirea is resistant to powdery mildew, root rot, and fire blight and can tolerate a variety of planting sites. Plus, it’s deer resistant! A layer of organic matter such as mulch or compost at the top of the planting hole will help retain moisture in hot locations.
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- Showy flowers
- Low maintenance
- Cold hardy
- Attracts bees and butterflies