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. Nov 28, The rejuvenation pruning should take place in the spring or early summer so the shrub has a chance to harden off the new growth before winter temperatures cause damage.
Prior to pruning, soak the. Nov 25, Bridal Wreath Spireas do not require pruning however respond well to it.
They bloom in the spring from flower buds that formed on the branches the previous summer. Therefore, pruning in late summer, fall or winter will remove flower buds effecting the.
A healthy bridal wreath cutting will root in approximately four weeks. Aftercare and Transplant Bridal wreath cuttings are delicate and prone to failure in the first few weeks following rooting. It is best used as part of a hedge or a bed of mixed shrubs. Bridal wreath grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 through Jun 04, Prune the bridal wreath spireas in late spring immediately after their flowers fade, says the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Snip off the spent. It's best to divide bridal wreath spirea in the late summer or fall when it's finished blooming. Dig up the plant carefully, digging at least 12 inches from its base, and avoid contacting the. May 25, One of my favorite May shrubs is the Bridal Wreath spirea.
It seems to have fallen out of favor in the modern landscape world. It really only looks nice in bloom but, so what, once a year is fine with me. Resist the temptation to prune it into a round or square shape. It is much nicer dripping its blossoms in a fountain formation.
Jun 07, Q: My year-old bridal wreath shrubs don't bloom as well as they use to.
Should I cut them back? - J.B., Houston. A: To gradually renew a shrub, select a few of the oldest, tallest branches.