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                     Spirea (Spiraea spp.)                          


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Plant Information:


Spirea are deciduous shrubs that come in various shapes and sizes with flower colors of pink, red and white.  Easy to grow in all kinds of soils, in sun or light shade, and average water.  Form, height, leaf color and flowering season vary between varieties.  Spirea has very few pests attacking it including deer.



  • USDA Plants Database
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Affecting Leaves:
Signs or Symptoms           Cause 
Insect on leaves, sometimes associated with leaf curls Spirea aphid (Aphis citricola)

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