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Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame'

Goldflame Japanese Spiraea

Goldflame Japanese Meadowsweet
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame'
Principal Common Name Goldflame Japanese Spiraea
Common Name(s) Goldflame Japanese Meadowsweet
Synonym
Description Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame' is a dense, upright, mounded, deciduous shrub that typically grows 3-4’ tall with a slightly larger spread. This cultivar is known for the changing colors of it's foliage. Leaves emerge bronze in spring, mature to yellow-green in summer and finally yellow-orange-copper hues in fall. Tolerates a wide range of soils. Prefers rich, moist loams.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity
Height Range 3 - 4 FT
Spread Range 4 - 5 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21
USDA Zones 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b
Leaf Color Orange : Red : Yellow : Yellow-Green
Leaf Texture
Form Shrub
Flower Color Pink : Rose Pink
Flower Time May : June : July : Aug : Summer
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Any : Moist : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Butterflies : Color : Deer resistant : Fall Color : Flower : Form

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