Spiraea bumalda ‘Crispa’.
Spirea Crispa, Curly Leaf Spirea
- Main interest:
- red-tipped serrated leaves
- Soil & Exposure:
- full sun to partial shade, moist well-drained soil
- deep pink, spring to early summer
- red-tipped green, deciduous
- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 3: -40 °C (-40 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 3 ft (0.9 m) width: 4 ft (1.2 m)
Native to Japan, Spiraea bumalda ‘Crispa’ is distinct among the Spireas for its red-tipped green serrated and slightly twisted leaves. Clusters of deep pink flowers bloom in spring to early summer. This deciduous shrub grows to 3 ft tall and 4 ft wide, working well as low hedge or specimen.