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Spirea are deciduous shrubs, which means they lose their leaves in the fall. They thrive in hardiness zones 3 to 8 and are easy to grow for a beginning gardener. They prefer well-drained soil and full sun though they can... More »

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Magic Carpet spirea grows best in a location with full to partial sun and well-drained soil, according to Easy Bloom. The plant requires water and fertilization on a regular basis, in order to keep the soil moist. Once a... More »

Shirobana spirea requires fertilizing every few years, pruning and watering. When planting Shirobana spirea, a hole should be dug twice the size of the roots and as deep as the plant was in the container. The plant shoul... More »

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To prune a spirea bush, remove the tips at the beginning of spring, maintain the shape during the summer, remove overgrown stems and branches during the fall, and cut dead or damaged branches during the winter. Pruning s... More »

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Dwarf spirea plants are shrubs that form spreading mounds that flower in summer and early fall. The color of the foliage and the flowers depends on the variety. The flowers range from pink, white and red, and the foliage... More »

Trim boxwood shrubs at any time of year except in the late fall and early winter when new growth may be damaged by frost. Annual thinning, best done when the plant is dormant in late winter, keeps the bush healthy by all... More »

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Winterberry holly, nandina and American cranberrybushes are all shrubs that produce red berries throughout the fall and winter. Nandina shrubs produce huge clusters of long-lasting berries that are widely used in holiday... More »

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