Willow like foliage of brightly colored mounded Spiraea Ogon Spiraea Ogon planted near base of container

‘Ogon’

Spirea - Japanese

Spiraea thunbergii

'Ogon'

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Willow like foliage of brightly colored mounded Spiraea Ogon Spiraea Ogon planted near base of container
  • Colorful foliage
  • Unique texture
  • Award winner
Description
A beautiful Japanese selection, 'Ogon' spirea is characteristed by bright yellow, small willow-like leaves. This fine textured shrub shines all season long and echoes nicely with yellow flowered perennials such as Coreopsis. Attractive white flowers appear in early spring and bronze fall color. Always in demand from landscapers and designers.

Awards Gold Medal Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

USDA Zone 4 - 9 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 3 - 4'

Width 3 - 4'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Late spring, early summer

Flower Color White

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 Though larger than other spirea, the unique texture of this variety makes it a very desirable and versatile landscaping plant.