Spiraea bumalda ‘Lime Lite’

Lime Lite Spiraea
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Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Deciduous

Overall Mature Size

Small

Mature Height & Spread

3′ x 4′

Exposure

Full to partial sun

Water

Medium Water

Flower Color

Pink

Bloom Time

Summer

Special Features

Attracts Butterflies, Hedge

Container Sizes

#1, #5

Natural Growth Habit

Mounding

Sunset Garden Zones

A2, A3, 2-10, 14-21

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

3-9

Moderate to fast-growing deciduous shrub to 3’ tall x 4’ wide. This attractive variety forms a rounded mound of soft, lance-shaped foliage that emerges bright-lemon-yellow in spring, matures to lime-green by summer, to eventually turn warm shades of orange-red in the cool of fall. Abundant clusters of showy, flat-topped pink flowers appear atop the bright-colored foliage in summer. A favorite for butterflies. Spiraea blooms on new wood, so any pruning should be done in late-winter to early-spring for best blooming results. Well-suited as an accent, border, informal hedge or large-area mass planting. Prefers a well-drained soil, regular watering and a full to partial sun exposure.

USDA Zone:
Sunset Zone: A2, A3, 2-10, 14-21

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