Spirea - Japanese

Spiraea japonica


USPP 21,615; CBR 4074

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  • Colorful foliage
  • Vivid blooms
  • Durable

Double Play® Gold spirea is a compact, low mounded plant with vibrant golden foliage and an abundance of pure pink flowers. Maintains its compact mounded shape with very little pruning, and has much brighter color than other gold spirea cultivars.

Awards MOBOT Tried and True

USDA Zone 3 - 8 (-40°F/-40°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 1.5 - 2'

Width 1.5 - 2'

Finish Time .5 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Late spring, early summer

Flower Color Pink

Foliage Color Yellow

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Adaptable to all soils except very wet sites.

Pruning Blooms on new wood - prune in early spring as desired.

Uses Mixed borders; foundation plantings; flower beds; mass plantings.

Growing Tips May be trimmed after bloom for a flush of colorful new growth and some rebloom.