Double Play Pink Spirea Shrubs for Sale Online
Deer-resistant Double Play Pink Spirea Shrubs are an improved variety of spirea with foliage that emerges dark red in spring and then turns a rich green in time for the pure pink spring flowers. The flower color on this variety is quite intense - much deeper than that of other varieties. It has a dense, mounded habit that is perfect for landscapes.
|Mature Height:||2 to 3 feet|
|Mature Width:||2 to 3 feet|
|Classification:||Broad Leaved flowering shrub, Summer Flowering|
|Habit:||Densely branched, mounding|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting, or a specimen planting|
How to Care for Double Play Pink Spirea
We suggest when planting your newly purchased Double Play Pink Spirea plants that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil for Spirea Double Play Pink because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Double Play Pink to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally occurring beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardeners best friend and can help guarantee your success.