- Botanical Name:Spirea betulifolia ‘Tor’
- Height:24 – 36 Inches
- Spacing:2 – 4′
- Depth:Dig a hole twice as deep and twice as wide as the container. Place the plant at the same level it is growing in the pot. Firm soil around the base of the plant and water thoroughly.
- Spread:2 – 3′
- Light Required:Full Sun
- Size:1 Gallon
- Blooms:Early Summer, Mid Summer
- Flower Form:a multitude of very small fluffy flowers forming clusters
- Soil Requirements:Clay Soil, Loamy Soil
- Growth Rate:slow to get established taking several months, moderate growth there-after
- Pruning:none required n/a
- Foliage: Birch-like round to egg shaped leaves with toothed margins turn quality shades of orange, red, and purple in autumn.
Compact shrub makes an attractive foundation planting, low hedge or accent plant! Birchleaf Spirea is now available in a gallon pot and shipping now. Growing 24-36 inches tall with a similar spread, Birchleaf Spirea grows in a dense, compact, rounded mound. In late spring, clusters of white flowers appear, attracting butterflies. Dark green, sharp-toothed leaves turn shades of orange, red and purple in the fall. Grows best in full sun. Deer tend to avoid. Potted. Zones 4-8.