Solar Flare Spirea

Spiraea x 'Zelda' PP #21,976

Enjoy colorful foliage and flowers all season with this new variety. New leaves are orange-red, age to bright yellow with orange tips. Big clusters of pink blooms arrive in summer, repeating if spent flowers are clipped. The fall flower heads add nice winter interest if left intact. Easy care shrub for borders or perennial beds.
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4 - 8

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Full sun, Partial sun

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


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Average Size at Maturity2-3' H x 2-3" W
Bloom TimeSummer and fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleCottage
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial 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, Fall Color, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Easily grown and adaptable to most soil types. Check moisture often until established. Clip spent flowers to promote repeat bloom. In spring, prune hard for dense growth and flowering. Feed with a controlled release fertilizer.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8

Your climate may be too cold for this plant