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Now that fall is here, we have limited our stock for online purchase. Find Monrovia plants at your local garden center. Pre-order for 2023 will be available later this year. ×

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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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.


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Botanical Pronunciationspy-REE-a juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 16 to 24 inches tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
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 RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
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

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