species, hybrids and cultivars
Spiraea (often misspelled Spirea) contains a number of cultivated species but relatively few types are grown in Queensland/
Spiraea cantoniensis 'Flora Plena' is the type most widely grown in SE Qld. It would make a great addition to a cottage-style garden or to compliment a heritage Queenslander home.
Spiraea in the Landscape
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Spiraea cantoniensis 'Flora Plena' pictured in Brisbane September (left) and May (right)
Spirea cantoniensis 'Flora Plena'
Spirea cantoniensis single form