Plant of the Week: Neon Flash
Neon Flash Spirea
Spiraea japonica 'Neon Flash'
Light green foliage is covered by large clusters of dainty, pink flowers. Blooms in early summer. Deadhead immediately after blooms are spent to encourage a second bloom.
A moderate grower that can reach 3' tall and wide. Foliage turns red in early spring and late fall. Attracts birds, butterflies and bees. Plant in full sun for best growth, but can tolerate part sun. Prefers well-drained soils. Hard prune in early spring for best growth.