Spiraea - Anthony Waterer Spirea

DESCRIPTION: A broadly spreading garden shrub featuring attractive clusters of carmine-red flowers offset against the foliage, turns purple in fall; very low maintenance plant, excellent in groupings, needs full sun...
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DESCRIPTION: A broadly spreading garden shrub featuring attractive clusters of carmine-red flowers offset against the foliage, turns purple in fall; very low maintenance plant, excellent in groupings, needs full sun and well-drained soil. 

BOTANICAL NAME: Spiraea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer'
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 0.8 Meters
AVERAGE SPREAD: 1.1 Meters
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun to partial shade
FLOWER COLOUR: Reddish-pink
FLOWERING TIME: Early summer
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Bluish-green
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 3 ( Should survive upto -39.9° Celcius )
WATER NEEDS: Average
OTHER FEATURES: Deer Resistant, Fall colour

Ornamental Features

Anthony Waterer Spirea features showy clusters of rose flowers at the ends of the branches from late spring to early summer. It has attractive bluish-green foliage which emerges brick red in spring. The small serrated pointy leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding burgundy in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Anthony Waterer Spirea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Anthony Waterer Spirea is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Anthony Waterer Spirea will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
Returns Policy

You may return new/unplanted items within 24 hours of delivery for a full refund. We'll also cover the return shipping costs if an item is incorrect, of poor quality, etc.). You should expect to receive your refund within one to five days of giving your item(s) to the return shipper. This includes the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (1 to 5 business days). If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail as to which day it will be picked up and your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.

Shipping

We only ship to Calgary and area. Shipping is free to Airdrie, Calgary, Chestermere, Cochrane, Langdon, Okotoks and Strathmore for orders over $75. Orders under $75 to areas listed will be just $9.99. Click on Delivery at the top of the page for full shipping rates. When you place an order, we will send you confirmation that the order has been processed then another when it will be shipped. On day of shipping you will get a Fulfilment email stating it is on the truck for delivery that day.

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