• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 16 to 24 inches tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Hot pink blooms against golden foliage all summer long.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:spy-REE-a ja-PON-i-ka
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Mounding, Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Reaches 16 to 24 inches tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Yellow
    Blooms:Hot pink blooms against golden foliage all summer long.
    Flower color:Pink
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Design IdeasAn excellent low maintenance mass planting or addition to mixed beds.
    Companion PlantsSpruce (Picea); Barberry (Berberis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Weigela (Weigela); Salvia (Salvia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Adaptable to most soils. Little care is necessary. Deadhead after flowering to encourage reblooming. Trim to shape and apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat