Spirea japonica (Spirea)
Spirea japonica 'Magic Carpet'
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Spirea japonica 'Magic Carpet'

Spirea

Plant Type: Shrubs

A tidy, compact shrub that fits just about anywhere in the garden because it's so small, the vibrant red new leaves in spring will mature to gold then turn burgundy-red in fall, clusters of pink flowers will cover the plant in summer, deadhead to promote a fall rebloom.

  • Red tipped yellow foliage all summer
  • Pink flowers mid-summer
  • Compact plant that stays tidy in the garden
Item # Pack Size  
2381808 25 2.75" Please Login for Pricing

Height:

1-2 ft

Spread:

2 ft

Zone:

3-9

Spirea

Common Name: Spirea

Spirea are easy to care for shrubs that produce an abundance of colorful flowers and foliage throughout the summer. They are exceptionally hardy and are regularly used in landscapes where a tough-as-nails plant is needed. Once established, they can tolerate dry soils and some drought. Use as a specimen or plant in mass.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Songbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Mass Plant
Long Blooming

Growth Rate in the Garden

Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Early Spring
Late Spring / Early Summer
Late Summer
Fall