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‘Magic Carpet’

Spirea - Japanese

Spiraea japonica

'Magic Carpet'

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Close up of deep pink flowers and bright lime foliage of Spiraea Magic Carpet
  • Colorful
  • Deer resistant
  • Durable
Description
A dwarf spirea with vibrant red leaf tips above a backdrop of bright golden foliage. Add pink flowers for early summer beauty.
USDA Zone
4 - 9 (-30°F/-34°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
1 - 2'
Width
1 - 2'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Late spring, early summer
Flower Color
Pink
Foliage Color
Yellow
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4"

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

Trim after flowering to encourage reblooming.