Anthony Waterer Red Spirea Japonica
spirea japonica anthony waterer
‘Anthony Waterer' is a compact cultivar that grows to 2-3' tall and to 3-4' wide. Carmine red flowers in flattened corymbs (to 6" wide) appear in a showy bloom from late spring to mid-summer. New foliage emerges with reddish purple tinting in spring, matures to blue-green by summer and finally turns reddish in fall. commonly called Japanese spirea, it is a dense, mounded, deciduous shrub that typically grows 2-3’ tall with a slightly larger spread. Leaves are oval and sharply-toothed. Tiny flowers in flat-topped clusters cover the foliage from late spring to mid-summer, with sparse and intermittent repeat bloom sometimes occurring. Flowers are attractive to butterflies.
Height : 2-3 Feet Width : 3-4 Feet
Exposure : Full sun to partial shade
Hardiness Zones : 4-8