A burst of refreshing effervescence for your garden! The Poprocks® Spirea (Spiraea japonica 'Odessa') is a bright and colorful shrub with a naturally compact and round form and amazing cold tolerance! Hot pinkish-purple blooms with a soda-pop spray of stamen give the flowers a fizzy appearance!
Staying as an easy to manage 2-3 feet in height and width, these round shrubs and neat and tidy, requiring little maintenance to keep them that way! The mounds are densely packed with dark green leaves, each with delicate toothy edges. The foliage becomes the perfect backdrop for the bubblegum pink flowers that form fizzy clusters at the tops of each of the many branches!
Poprocks® is not just eye-candy for you and your garden, but also for your many visiting butterflies and bees that will drop by for the refreshing nectar and pollen resources. The fruit punch-colored buds and flowers are just the icing on the cake for this easy-to-care-for shrub!
Poprocks® Spirea is an incredibly versatile and colorful shrub for use anywhere in the landscape! For a vivid pop of color, add a couple to your mixed-shrub borders, or elevate the color palette of a Cottage border! Pollinator gardens, rock gardens and even in large pots and planters anywhere you need a burst of juicy pink color!
Create low borders and rows along property lines and your foundation evergreens to boost curb appeal! Low borders along walkways or your driveway for a bright welcome home, or plant specimen plantings around mailboxes, highlight a fancy urn or sculpture, or around a flagpole or birdfeeder to make them stand out!
Spirea bushes love full sun, so provide at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. Easy care, low maintenance, they only need moderate annual fertilizer and average soil moisture. Provide a post-bloom shearing if desired to remove dead blooms and encourage a second flush of flowers.
Buy a Poprocks® Spirea for candy-colored blossoms and great, easy-care, compact form! Be sure to order enough of these hardy little shrubs at NatureHills.com to complete your next landscaping project!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.
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|Botanical Name||Spiraea japonica 'Odessa'|
|Mature Height||2 - 3 feet|
|Mature Spread||2 - 3 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil||Well Drained Soil|
|Pruning Time||Early Spring|