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asked in category: General Last Updated: 18th May, 2020

What does a May Bush look like?

May bush flowers are very small and have five petals that are generally white, but other species have red, yellow, pink or purple flowers. May bushes usually have long arching branches which are covered in Spring in white flowers, although they are often grown in hedges, and can be trimmed and shaped effectively.

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Likewise, what is a May Bush?

The May Bush was a decorated bush, which in rural areas was left outside the house. In towns, it was erected in a communal place. The May Bush was a decorated bush, which in rural areas was left outside the house. In towns, it was erected in a communal place. The bush was often of hawthorn.

Subsequently, question is, how do you take care of a spirea bush? The spirea shrub does best when planted in full sun or light shade. Planting the shrub in full shade results in stunted growth, and a reduction in the number and size of blooms. Position your spirea in an area with well-drained soil, as they do not like wet feet.

Also to know, how do you propagate spirea?

Cut 4 to 6 inches from the tip of a stem. Remove the leaves from the bottom half of the stem, and dip the cut end in powdered rooting hormone. Plant the stem in a container filled with moist potting mixture.

Can you grow spirea from cuttings?

Spirea from softwood cuttings can be taken in the spring and summer from new growth. Strip off the lower leaves and dip the cutting in rooting hormone and place in planting medium such as vermiculite or construction-grade, coarse sand. Cover with plastic and keep moist.

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