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Thunberg Spiraea

blooms spiraea

Common Name: Thunberg Spiraea

Botanical Name: Spiraea thunbergii

Plant Type: Shrub

Plant Size: 3-5 feet

Typical Bloom Time: March to April

The Thunberg spiraea is a small, long-lived shrub with thin, flexible stems. Its flowers are white and bloom in early spring and late fall, and they cover the entire stem. The alternating, deciduous leaves are a refreshing bright green. In Conservatory Garden, you can spot this bloom in the Central Garden, North Garden and Woodland Slope.

Park Locations

Conservatory Garden

East side from 104th to 106th Street