Spiraea japonica MERLO® Green 'DAVROU01'

Young bright purple foliage, followed by intense carmine pink flowers

In spring the young shoots, at first bright purple red, then becoming darker, make a contrast with the overall green foliage. The serrated and subtly veined leaf blades stay purple for quite a while before changing to dark green. In the autumn they turn bronze. This selection is not very sensitive to powdery mildew.
In June the plant is covered in carmine pink flowers reaching up to 8 cm. Taking off the first wilted corymbs favours renewed flowering right into September.
Its regular round bushy growth is easy on the eye and its moderate dimensions make it a shrub which lends itself to be either pot grown, be in the foreground of a flower bed or in a border.

Hardiness : hardy (-25°C) hardy (-25°C)

Foliage : deciduous deciduous

Seasons of interest : summer summer

Plant details
0,80 m
0,60 m
hardy (-25°C)
Foliage colour
Flowering period
spring, summer
Flowering colour
Flower size
6 - 8 cm
Selected by :

PBR / European PBR :

EU 55960
Protection :

UE- P.B.R - Protected variety and registered trademark, propagation without license is strictly forbidden
Garden Tips

Use :

pot,balcony, terrace, low hedge, or borders

Type of soil :

All types of soil except very chalky

Care :

Prune at the end of winter to encourage the growth of young colourful shoots. The elimination of faded flowers after the first flowering will encourage the growth of new flowers and leaves.

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