Fall 2023 Shipping Schedule: 3/1/2024
The Bloomables® collection is made up of the best flowering shrubs that are easy to grow, offer high reward in the garden and have been carefully selected to look good in the garden. Bright colors, unique textures, and of course, amazing blooms, make this collection one-of-a-kind. These premium young dormant plants ship in a 2 quart pot, without leaves nor flowers in it's sleeping beauty stage as its all about starting with a solid foundation of roots. Dormant potted plants are less likely to be shocked by adverse shipping conditions and/or initial planting and save; shipping weight, time and money.
About this Variety
Spiraea Empire® Ice Dragon™, Spiraea japonica 'Iceconspir' PP33,786 features pink flowers on burgundy tipped, blue-green foliage . Foliage is what sets this variety apart. New growth emerges a deep burgundy against blue-green older foliage for a striking contrast. Pink flowers start late spring and at times re-bloom throughout the season. It is known to be low maintenance and performs nicely in the landscape. Asexual propagation without proper authorization is prohibited.
- An abundance of blooms and cold-hardy
- Ships as a dormant young plant in a 2-quart nursery pot, in its sleeping beauty stage
- Dormant plants ship without leaves nor flowers as it's all about the roots
Summer to Fall
Grows 3-4' tall
Plant 3-4' apart, set root ball even with ground level
Grow as Perennial in zones 4-9. Grow as Annual elsewhere.
Dig a hole about a 12" deep and 12" wide. Place the plant in the hole, spreading out the roots, and fill half full with soil. Water. After water has drained, fill the rest of the hole with the remaining soil. Water thoroughly again and continue doing so regularly. Fertilization may be necessary.
Prune as needed immediately after flowering.