About the Spiraea - Daphne :
The Spirea 'Daphne', Spiraea japonica 'Alpina', exhibits small leaves on short, wiry branches, each tipped with a cluster of light pink flowers. It is a refined, tidy groundcover plant.It performs best in full sun. The foliage is dense and mat-like with a blue-green color.
Distinguished by their size, bloom color and season of bloom, spireas all have small leaves and fine, twiggy branches. Once established, they are drought tolerant.