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PlantFiles: Japanese Spirea, Japanese Meadowsweet, Maybush
Spiraea x bumalda 'Lemon Princess'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Spiraea (spy-REE-ah) (Info)
Species: x bumalda (boo-MAHL-dah) (Info)
Cultivar: Lemon Princess

Synonym:Spiraea japonica

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Chartreuse/Yellow

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From softwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By simple layering
By stooling or mound layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Todd_Boland On Jan 30, 2005, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL (Zone 5b) wrote:

This is a fairly recent introduction. The leaves are brighter yellow than Goldmound and hold up better in hot weather. Flowers are pink. Plants form a rounded mound to about 2 feet.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Keystone Heights, Florida
Homewood, Illinois
West Friendship, Maryland
Dracut, Massachusetts
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Easton, Pennsylvania



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