Fast growing rounded shrub with flat bright pink flower clusters in summer that cover the plant. Dark green foliage has purplish tips. Use in the border or as an informal hedge. Beautiful colour addition to the landscape. Remove spent flowers to promote continual blooming.
Friedrich’s nephew Theodore,(Theodor in German) and his son, Otto belong to the cultural history of Zurich (Switzerland) to this day. The Rieterpark in Zurich with its beautifully designed paths is part of their legacy. One of their plant hybrids, the Froebel Spirea or Froebel Plant is known throughout Europe and North America.
One thrives in front of the parsonage in Oberweissbach, where Friedrich Froebel was born. Continue reading “Froebel Spirea in Oberweissbach”