Double Play® Gold Spirea

Spiraea japonica 'Yan' PP #21,615

Bright gold foliage contrasts with abundant, hot pink spring flowers. Maintains its neat compact mounded shape with very little pruning. More intensely colored than other varieties, adding season-long impact to gardens with very little effort. Ideal for foundation and mass plantings.
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Good to grow!5


Full sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat


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Botanical Pronunciationspy-REE-a juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 16 to 24 inches tall and wide.
Bloom TimeHot pink blooms against golden foliage all summer long.
Design IdeasAn excellent low maintenance mass planting or addition to mixed beds.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorYellow
Growth HabitMounding, Rounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Companion PlantsSpruce (Picea); Barberry (Berberis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Weigela (Weigela); Salvia (Salvia)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 5

Good to grow!