Spiraea japonica Double Play® Big Bang 'Tracy'

EXPOSURE
  • PART SUN TO SUN

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

FLOWER SEASON
SPRING & SUMMER

Height
24 - 36"
Spread
24 - 36"

FEATURES

Everything you love about the classic spirea - and more!

Japanese spirea comes by its popularity earnestly: durable, super easy to care for, and perfectly pretty pink flowers in spring. Double Play Big Bang® spirea does the landscape classic one better with the biggest, pinkest flowers of any Japanese spirea. It also offers super colorful new growth, especially when it emerges in early spring. That's what makes it a perfect Double Play! Like other Japanese spirea, it's drought tolerant, deer resistant, grows and blooms well in partial shade, and maintains a nice, neat shape without pruning.

Top reasons to grow Double Play Big Bang spirea:

- Extra large pure pink blooms

- Colorful new growth makes the plant interesting even when it's not in bloom

- Deer resistant

 

Attracts:
Hummingbirds
Resists:
Deer

CHARACTERISTICS

Plant Type:

Shrub

Shrub Type:

Deciduous

Height Category:

Tall

Garden Height:

24 - 36 Inches

Spacing:

36 - 48 Inches

Spread:

24 - 36 Inches

Flower Colors:

Pink

Flower Shade:

Pink

Foliage Colors:

Yellow

Foliage Shade:

Yellow

Habit:

Mounded

Container Role:

Thriller

PLANT NEEDS

Light Requirement:

Part Sun to Sun

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Blooms On:

New Wood

Bloom Time:

Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer

Hardiness Zones:

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Water Category:

Average

Uses:

Landscape

Uses Notes:

This is an outstanding landscape plant! It is perfect for mass plantings or as part of the mixed border.

Maintenance Notes:

Very little maintenance is needed. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring, and trim as needed to shape. Deadhead after flowering to encourage repeat blooming.