DOUBLE PLAY® Gold

Spirea - Japanese

Spiraea japonica

'Yan'

USPP 21,615; CBR 4074

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  • Colorful foliage
  • Vivid blooms
  • Durable
Description

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)
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.