Spirea: Anthony Waterer Latin Name: spirea x bumalda 'anthony waterer'
The Basics This dwarf deciduous shrub displays a compact growth habit and blooms with clusters of rosy pink flowers during the summer. Bronze red foliage gives way to dark green leaves in the fall. A fast grower, this shrub reaches 3-5 feet in height(3-5 feet wide). This shrub performs well as a border, hedge, group planting.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; Tolerates shade Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers well-drained soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 4-9
The Care This easy-to-grow evergreen shrub needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning in late winter is recommended to encourage new growth. Shear annually after flowering to maintain desired shape.