Spiraea Double Play® Blue Kazoo® Description
Double Play® Blue Kazoo® spirea gives you more color than other varieties! New growth emerges in a kaleidoscope of orange, pink, purple, and gold tones, then matures to an appealing cool blue color. In late spring, very large, fluffy, white flower clusters cover the plant. It truly goes with everything – any color of plant, any color of home. Anywhere you plant this durable flowering shrub, it looks great and performs well. A Proven Winners ColorChoice flowering shrub.
Special features: Deer resistant, Hardy, Heat tolerant
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- Botanical name: Spiraea media 'SMSMBK'
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- Sun exposure:
Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part sun (4-6 hrs/day)
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- Soil type:
Any well-drained soil will do.
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- Foliage color:
Blue-green, with colorful new growth
- Season of interest:
Specimen, Hedge, Perennial gardens, Landscaping.
- Patent: USPP 26,655
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Soil: Not finicky about soil, as long as it is well drained. Tolerates odry conditions once established.
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part shade (4-6 hrs of sun/day).
Space: 2-3' apart.
Fertilizing: Little needed. Apply a granular rose fertilizer in early spring if desired.
Winterizing: A good 2-3" layer of mulch is recommended; nothing else is needed.
Maintenance: Double Play spirea naturally grow with a neat, tidy habit and need little pruning. If desired, trim or prune after bloom; this will encourage a second flush of colorful new growth as well as remove spent flowers for a cleaner look.
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