Spiraea nipponica ‘Snowmound’.
Tosa Spirea 'Snowmound'
- Main interest:
- upper sides of beautifully arching branches profuse with clusters of white flowers in early summer
- Soil & Exposure:
- full sun to partial shade, medium moist well-drained soil
- white, May to June
- dark blue-green, deciduous
- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 3: -40 °C (-40 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 4 ft (1.2 m) width: 4 ft (1.2 m)
Native to Japan, Spiraea nipponica ‘Snowmound’ has graceful spreading branches, and clusters of small white flowers which completely cover the upper sides of its branches from May to June. This deciduous shrub grows to 4 ft in height and width, and makes a good specimen or hedge.