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Pink Sparkler™ Spirea

Spiraea betulifolia 'COURISPI01'

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Pink Sparkler Spirea (Spiraea betulifolia 'COURISPI01') at Sargent's Nursery

Pink Sparkler™ Spirea flowers

Pink Sparkler™ Spirea flowers

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Pink Sparkler Spirea (Spiraea betulifolia 'COURISPI01') at Sargent's Nursery

Pink Sparkler™ Spirea in bloom

Pink Sparkler™ Spirea in bloom

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Pink Sparkler Spirea (Spiraea betulifolia 'COURISPI01') at Sargent's Nursery

Pink Sparkler™ Spirea foliage

Pink Sparkler™ Spirea foliage

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Height:  4 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  3

Other Names:  Birchleaf Spirea

Brand:  First Editions®


An elegant and versatile garden shrub with clusters of vivid pink flowers appearing in early summer, then again in autumn; lovely burgundy fall leaf color; compact habit makes it ideal for use in smaller gardens and rock gardens; very low maintenance

Ornamental Features

Pink Sparkler™ Spirea is covered in stunning clusters of pink flowers at the ends of the branches from late spring to early fall. It has forest green deciduous foliage. The small oval leaves turn an outstanding burgundy in the fall.

Landscape Attributes

Pink Sparkler™ Spirea is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Pink Sparkler™ Spirea is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Rock/Alpine Gardens
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Pink Sparkler™ Spirea will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Rock  Garden 
Flowers  Fall Color  Texture  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

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