Siberian spirea

Sibiraea laevigata

Siberian spirea, Sibiraea laevigata, Plant Select
Siberian spirea, Sibiraea laevigata, Plant Select
A dramatic landscape plant from Siberia. This shrub has attractive, gray-green foliage and showy panicles of white flowers in summer. It is a selection at the Hildreth-Howard Arboretum at Cheyenne, Wyoming, formerly known as the USDA Field Station, where the parent plant has thrived over many decades with minimal care and irrigation. Shrub. Xeriscape.
Plant Type Shrub
Height 4-5 feet
Width 6-8 feet
Flowering Season June
Flower Color White
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4-8
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant No
Good for Pollination No
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2002
Annual Commercial Maintenance No maintenance except to remember to stop watering after 1 year. It likes it cold and dry. Plant where it gets winter sun and summer shade.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance. This can be a long lived woody shrub if growing conditions are correct.
Elevation Guide Up to 8125 ft