ⓘ Alpine spirea. Spiraea japonica var. alpina, also known as the alpine spirea or daphne spirea, is a low-growing, rounded, deciduous shrub which has pink flowers ..

                                     

ⓘ Alpine spirea

Spiraea japonica var. alpina, also known as the alpine spirea or daphne spirea, is a low-growing, rounded, deciduous shrub which has pink flowers in flat-topped clusters in late spring to mid summer. The leaves are small, oval, sharply toothed and blue green colored. In the fall they turn red and orange.

The shrub grows to a height of.75 to 1 foot 0.23 to 0.30 m, with a spread of 1 to 3 feet 0.30 to 0.91 m. They are native to Japan but grow in USDA hardiness zones 4 through 8.

                                     
  • the Conservatoire des Collections Vegetales Specialisees CCVS for its Spirea collection, with three additional recognitions in 2000 for Caragana, saxifrage
  • protect aspen, birch, alder, lodgepole pine, Saskatoon, soopalalie, flat - top spirea waxberry and squashberry. The park is one of a system of 3 parks protecting
  • Indigofera, Spirea and Rosa. The sub - alpine and alpine scrub occurs at higher elevations and is dominated by Juniperus, Lonicera and Salix. Alpine meadows
  • mountain - ash Sorbus sitchensis, Sitka mountain - ash Spiraea betulifolia, white spirea Spiraea douglasii, Douglas spiraea Spiraea splendens, rose meadowsweet Spiraea
  • snowberry, and bitterbrush in drier areas and elk sedge, pinegrass, white spirea mallow ninebark, and common snowberry at higher elevations. In cool, moist
  • palm - infesting whitefly Anoplolepis gracilipes yellow crazy ant Aphis spiraecola Spirea aphid Apis mellifera Africanized bee Aulacaspis yasumatsui cycad aulacaspis
  • forest with understories of low shrubs, such as common snowberry and white spirea Aspen is also found throughout the forest at elevations ranging from 5