Snow Storm™ Spirea

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Imagine a snowstorm in spring - but one you are happy to see after a long dreary winter! This particular flurry blankets blue-green foliage for a superb display of floral brilliance! That's what you'll experience this spring when you plant a Snow Storm™ Spirea (Spiraea SNOW STORM 'Darsnorm') in your yard. The show begins with what appears to be, at a distance, tiny dots of white scatted amid your delicately scalloped foliage.

As the buds begin to open, those dots become petite blossoms of pristine white, clustered together to form little bouquets amid the branches. It's as delicate, and elegant a sight as you could hope to see! The dome-shaped clusters of flowers can reach up to 8 inches across, so it's easy to see why people love this little shrub. You may just be able to see them through the swarms of pollinators and butterflies that are drawn to these blooms!

Autumn brings yet another show, with the vibrant leaves transitioning to shades of orange and red. Your Spirea are well-behaved deciduous shrub that has a compact nature with spreading branches. Snow Storm is adaptive to a variety of soils, as well as heat and disease tolerance. Pollinators love it, but deer pass it by. Overall, Snow Storm Spiraea is a generally low-maintenance shrub!

Planting and Application:

Spireas are popular shrubs for the home landscape, and Snow Storm Spirea is a fine example of a variety that always makes gardeners smile! Impressive flowers, foliage, and fall color, coupled with a hardy low maintenance nature, make this an easy choice for almost any home landscape in the sun! The dense branching and multi-stemmed form even looks beautiful dusted in layers of snow! Pollinator gardens gain light and airy touches, while Moon Gardens just glow!

Growing a low 3-4 feet in height and width, these are great spring blooms for property division, low hedges and foundation plants! Easy-care curb appeal is at your fingertips to add brilliant white color and perfect form to large pots and planters around front porches and back seating areas to add height and privacy! Any cottage garden, pollinator bed, seating nook, borders or hedges gain a gorgeous backdrop and flowering ornamental addition!

  • Drifts of Snowy White Blooms
  • Dark Blue-Green Scalloped Foliage
  • Compact & Easy-Care Blooms
  • Orange-Red Fall Color
  • Low Hedges, Spring Color & Large Potted Containers

#ProPlantTips for Care:

These are easy to care for and have very low-maintenance ornamental flowering shrubs! For best performance, let your Spireas bask in full sun throughout USDA hardiness zones 4 through 8. These deciduous ornamental flowering shrubs prefer to be planted in almost any type of well-drained organic soil, with a 3-4 inch thick layer of arborist mulch around their root zone. Use Nature Hills Root Booster at planting time for a lifelong boost from the roots up! Provide moderate moisture all growing season, and a good watering before the winter freeze.

  • Full Sun
  • Moderate Moisture & Mulched Beds
  • Almost Any Well-Drained Soil
  • Prune/Shear/Deadhead After Flowering
  • Deer Resistant & Low-Maintenance

Flurries of blooms abound on the Snow Storm™ Spirea are incredibly easy-care ornamental shrubs! Order these fantastic flowering bushes today from today and you'll quickly enjoy reblooming pure white landscape gems!

Buying Options for Plants

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.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

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
Size Volume
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
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
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
Size Volume
#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
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 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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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

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.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Snow Storm™ Spirea Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Spiraea SNOW STORM 'Darsnorm'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 3 - 4 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Widely Adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Blue-Green
Foliage Blue-Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering