DOUBLE PLAY® BLUE KAZOO®

Spirea

Spiraea media

'SMSMBK'

USPP 26,655; CBRAF

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  • Colorful foliage
  • Large blooms
  • Durable
Description
Blue foliage with red tones. The cool blue foliage of Double Play® Blue Kazoo®spirea is the perfect contrast to the crisp white blooms. Hints of purple, lime, and red in the new growth foreshadow the outstanding fall color.

USDA Zone 3 - 8 (-40°F/-40°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 2 - 3'

Width 2 - 3'

Finish Time .5 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Late spring, early summer

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Blue

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Adaptable to all soils except very wet sites.

Pruning Blooms on new wood - prune in early spring as desired.

Uses Mixed borders; foundation plantings; flower beds; mass plantings.

Growing Tips May be trimmed after bloom for a flush of colorful new growth and some rebloom.