Spiraea x bumalda 'Goldflame'Item #7117 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
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Dense, upright mounded shrub features attractive bronze-tinged new growth in spring, maturing to soft yellow-green. Fall foliage color is brilliant coppery-orange. Provides wonderful contrast in shrub borders. Good heat tolerance. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate grower to 3 to 4 ft. tall, spreads wider.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:spy-REE-a x bew-MAL-daPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousSunset climate zones:2 - 10, 14 - 21Growth habit:MoundingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower to 3 to 4 ft. tall, spreads wider.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Bird Friendly, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Urban PollutionFoliage color:GreenBlooms:SummerFlower color:RedGarden styleCottageDesign IdeasThe bright yellow-green of the foliage makes this a stand-out shrub for the mixed border, and outstanding fall color makes it a real eye-catcher. Plant singly or in a group in the sunny border or at the corner of a walkway where it will easily be seen.Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Weigela (Weigela); Coneflower (Echinacea); Spruce (Picea); Barberry (Berberis)
- CareCare InformationGrows easily in average, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Shear spent blooms to promote continued flowering. Blooms on new wood; prune before new growth begins, as needed to shape.Pruning time: late winter or early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.