Apr 25, Propagate cuttings from your spirea in early spring by snipping 4 to 8 inches off a fast-growing stem tip and rooting it in a sandy potting mix. Never try to prune a bridal wreath spirea into a compact bush, or you will sacrifice its unique charm. Bridal wreath spirea prefers to grow in well-drained moist soil, though it is able to withstand some periods of drought. Water the plants weekly during the summer whenever rainfall is.
Nov 28, Bridal wreath spirea blooms in the spring from buds that were set on the growth from the year before. Late summer or fall pruning removes the growth which then reduces the.
Nov 25, Late summer or fall pruning removes the growth which then reduces the number of buds on the shrub. For a full blooming season, the shrub needs pruned as soon as the flowers fade. This early pruning allows the spirea to grow new branches and still set buds for the following year so your bridal wreath spirea glows in your landscape.
Jul 21, The best time to prune spring-blooming spireas is immediately after the shrubs finish blooming. As with any pruning project, start by removing dead, diseased, spindly, or split branches. Oct 13, Pruning. Bridal Wreath Spirea should be pruned right after blooming to reduce height and maintain the desired shape. Cut back a third of the canes, preferably the oldest and tallest ones, all the way to the ground.
Do not shear only the top growth to preserve the plant’s naturally arching shape.