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Glowing White Clusters of Blooms with Fiery Fall Foliage: The Fritsch Spirea

  • A Pollinator Favorite
  • Blooms in May and Reblooms If Deadheaded
  • Yellow and Orange Fall Foliage
  • Large Clusters of Petite White Blooms
  • Versatile Garden Use

It's hard to decide what's more exciting: the Fritsch Spriea's (Spiraea fritschiana) fall foliage or its glowing white blooms. No matter your preference, the Fritsch Spirea adds joy and elegance to the garden without demanding much of your time. Whether you're a green thumb or looking for an easy-to-care-for landscaping addition, this carefree shrub is perfect for you. Not only does this excellent-performing spirea variety light up with white masses of bright white blooms, but it also offers ravishing fall color.

This charming and cheerful shrub may not grow much taller than hip-height, but that doesn't stop it from demanding attention. With glowing clusters of petite white blooms that stand out at the end of its branches, this late spring bloomer erupts with excitement again in later summer if deadheaded. These pure white clusters are flat-topped and contrast delightfully with the dark green foliage. The Fritsch Spirea's clusters are more rounded than other Spirea varieties, though. Clip off a few clusters for a dramatic flower arrangement with southern charm.

With this brilliant bush, your summers will be filled with petite white flowers, happy butterflies, and busy bees. When fall arrives, you will fall in love all over again with this versatile shrub. Its foliage ignites to a vibrant gradation of yellows and oranges.

Cut back your Fritsch Spirea in spring for massive clusters of blooms in late spring and again in summer when deadheaded. A trim will also keep your Spirea tidy. This low-maintenance shrub makes a great addition to fill in your butterfly garden with late-summer blooms. Just be sure it receives full or part sun and adequate water until established.

Use your Fritsch Spirea as an informal hedge, fantastic use in a mass planting, or as an accent in your garden bed.

Elegant, romantic, lively, and exciting: The Fritsch Spirea is ready to liven up your garden. Get your ticket for a blissful spring and energetic fall.

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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
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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
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Size Volume
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
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Size Volume
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Size Volume
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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Fritsch Spirea Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-8
Growing Zones 3-8
More Information
Botanical Name Spiraea fritschiana
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 2 - 3 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 5 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Forest Green
Fall Color Yellow, Orange
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune After Flowering
Fragrant Yes