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Double Play® Gold Spirea Spiraea japonica

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
24" 24"
Height
18 - 24"
Spread
16 - 24"
  • Details

    Features

    Golden foliage is accented by hot pink summer flowers. Deer resistant. Low maintenance. Season long color.

    Attracts: 
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    18 - 24 Inches
    Spacing: 
    24 - 36 Inches
    Spread: 
    16 - 24 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Flower Shade: 
    Pink
    Foliage Colors: 
    Yellow
    Foliage Shade: 
    Yellow
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    New Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    An excellent low maintenance mass planting or addition to mixed beds.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Little needed. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in early spring, and trim if needed to shape. Deadhead after flowering to encourage reblooming.

    Double Play spiraea has both bright flowers and colorful foliage. This compact, low mounded plant has vibrant golden foliage and an abundance of pure pink summer flowers. It adds easy, season long color to gardens with very little effort. Double Play Gold maintains its compact mounded shape with very little pruning, and has much brighter color than other gold spiraea varieties.

     

    Double Play® Gold Spiraea japonica 'Yan' USPP 21,615, Can 4,074
  • 3 Reviews

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    • I adore my double play gold spirea. I planted it 2 years ago and it is thriving in full sun, clay soil. I do fertilize it once in the spring, but that's it and it probably doesn't need it. Super drought tolerant, cold tolerant and gorgeous when the leaves emerge in the spring. I adore the contrast of the bright gold leaves against my wine and roses weigela. A stunning combo.

      Heidi
      , Maine
      , United States
      , 21 weeks ago
    • A wonderful performance in the garden

      Russell Studebaker
      , Washington
      , United States
      , 9 years ago
    • Russell Studebaker
      , British Columbia
      , Canada
      , 9 years ago
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