Goldflame Spirea

Spiraea x bumalda 'Goldflame'

SKU
07117
A dense, upright mounded shrub with attractive bronze-tinged new growth in spring, that matures to a soft yellow-green and develops into a brilliant coppery orange in the fall. Panicles of rosy red flowers rise above the foliage in summer, creating a dynamic contrast. Excellent for brightening shrub borders. Good heat tolerance. Deciduous.
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Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationspy-REE-a x bew-MAL-da
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, spreading wider.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Weigela (Weigela); Coneflower (Echinacea); Spruce (Picea); Barberry (Berberis)

Prefers average, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established maintain evenly moist soil. Feed in early spring. Remove spent blooms to promote continued flowering. Blooms on new wood; prune before new growth begins, as needed to shape and to thin stems.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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