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Spiraea x vanhouttei 'Pink Ice' | Bridalwreath 'Pink Ice' - 10-20cm - 3lt

Spiraea x vanhouttei 'Pink Ice' | Bridalwreath 'Pink Ice' - 10-20cm - 3lt

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Spiraea x vanhouttei 'Pink Ice' is a captivating deciduous shrub that showcases an exquisite display of delicate pink flowers and elegant foliage. This cultivar is a variant of the popular Vanhoutte spirea (Spiraea x vanhouttei) and is cherished for its unique coloration and ornamental value in gardens and landscapes.

The most striking feature of Spiraea x vanhouttei 'Pink Ice' is its profusion of charming pink flowers that adorn the plant during the spring season. The blossoms are arranged in dense, cone-shaped clusters, creating a stunning visual spectacle. The flowers emerge as pale pink buds and gradually open to reveal a soft, delicate hue that adds a touch of romance to any setting. As the blooms mature, they develop a slightly darker shade of pink, intensifying the plant's beauty.

Complementing the blossoms, the foliage of 'Pink Ice' is equally captivating. The leaves are a rich, deep green, with a serrated margin that adds texture and interest to the shrub. During the fall season, the foliage undergoes a delightful transformation, turning vibrant shades of orange, red, and gold, providing a final burst of color before winter sets in.

The overall habit of Spiraea x vanhouttei 'Pink Ice' is gracefully arching and mounding, with a dense growth habit. It typically reaches a height of 5 to 8 feet (1.5 to 2.4 meters) and a similar spread, making it an excellent choice for borders, hedges, or standalone specimen plants. Its arching branches create an elegant silhouette, while the abundance of flowers and foliage add volume and texture to the landscape.

This cultivar is relatively easy to grow and is adaptable to a range of soil types and environmental conditions. It thrives in full sun to partial shade, preferring well-drained soil that retains moisture but doesn't become waterlogged. Regular pruning after flowering helps maintain its shape and encourages optimal blooming for the following year.

Spiraea x vanhouttei 'Pink Ice' is a captivating shrub that brings a touch of elegance and beauty to any garden or landscape. With its stunning pink blossoms, attractive foliage, and graceful habit, it is sure to become a focal point and a source of admiration for nature enthusiasts and gardeners alike.

  • Common Name

    Bridal wreath 'Pink Ice'

  • Family

    Rosaceae

  • Type

    deciduous shrub

  • Pot Size

    3

  • Height (cm)

    10-20cm

  • Native To

    developed by the Belgian horticulturist Leopold Van Houtte

  • Flower

    Delicate, profuse, charming pink blossoms.

  • Foliage

    Rich, serrated, deep green leaves.

  • Maturation period

    3-5 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height

1.5-2.4m

Mature Width

1.5-2.4m

Shape / habit

Shrub

Preferred Location

Orientation

Adaptable, sun to partial shade.

Soil Type

Adaptable, sun to partial shade

Soil moisture

Moderate, well-drained soil moisture preferred.

Growing Period

Flower

spring, summer

Foliage

spring, summer, autumn

Fruit

none

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