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Cultural Details for Spiraea x vanhouttei 'Renaissance'

Common Name:
Renaissance Vanhoutte Spirea

Growth Rate:
Moderate to fast-growing

Average Mature Height:
6-8'

Average Mature Width:
10-12'

Flower Details:
Abundant, white, each .33" across in 1"-2" flower clusters, April-May

Fruit Details:
Dry brown follicles, hold through winter.

Fall Color:
Nonexistent or overcast of purple or red coloring, not reliable.

Bark Details:
Smooth bark

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:

Other Features:
Vase-shaped with arching branches flowing to the ground. Showy flowers

Culture and Care:
Very hardy, full sun to light shade, prefers well-drained soil.

This plant was blooming:
4/27/2010 - 5/10/2010

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 106

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu