Spiraea x arguta.
- Main interest:
- uppersides of beautifully arching branches profuse with clusters of white flowers in early summer
- Soil & Exposure:
- full sun to partial shade, moist soil
- snow white, April to May
- green, deciduous
- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 4: -34.4 °C (-30 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 8 ft (2.4 m) width: 8 ft (2.4 m)
Native to Eastern Asia, Spiraea x arguta has graceful spreading branches, and clusters of small white flowers which completely cover the upper sides of its branches from April and May. This deciduous shrub grows to 8 ft in height and width, making a great specimen or hedge.