Spireya Snowmund belongs to the genus of deciduous, ornamental shrubs of the Pink family. The name of the plant was based on the ancient Greek word "speira", which means "bend". The shrub was named so because its shoots are very elastic - they easily bend, but then quickly assume their original position, without forming fractures. The main advantage of Spirea is the lack of care. In addition, the flowering of this variety is considered the most spectacular among all the spiraeus, which bloom in spring.
Features of planting and caring for this garden culture, as well as photos of Spirea Snowmound are presented in the sections below.
Description of Spirea Snowown
Spiraea Snowmount is a small spreading shrub whose height does not exceed 1.5 m. The plant diameter is 1-1.5 m. This garden crop does not grow very quickly - the average annual growth of the shrub reaches 20 cm with favorable climatic conditions and proper care.
The skeletal branches of the spiraea of the Snowmund variety are arranged vertically, however, the ends of the shoots sag, resulting in a kind of arc. The variety blooms profusely. Blooming time - the beginning-middle of June. The flowers of the spirea Snowwound are small - about 8 mm in diameter. Petals are painted white.
The variety blooms on last year's shoots, so they are pruned immediately after flowering. To do this, remove both faded branches, and dried or damaged shoots. If the shrub grows heavily, its shape and height are adjusted.
Spiraea leaves Snowworld oval. From above the leaf plate is dark green, on the reverse side - pale, greenish-blue.
Diseases and pests
Spirea Snowown almost does not get sick. The main insects include the following insects:
It is easy to get rid of them - it is enough to spray the bushes with industrial or natural insecticides. Well proven drug "Pirimor".
Spiraea Snowmound is one of the most popular varieties of the Pink family. The prevalence of the plant is due to its simplicity and frost resistance, as well as high decorative qualities. The shrub can be grown as a single or as part of flower groups.