spiraea x 'gold mound' (spirea)

Size: 3 gallon
  • clusters of pink flowers
  • foliage emerges bronze, turns to yellow-gold in the summer
  • fall colours include red, orange, and pink
  • low, mounded shrub
  • bloom time: late spring
  • zone 4 
  • height 60-80cm
  • spread 80-100cm
  • colour crimson
  • summer flowering spirea will flower with a good flush in late spring, and sporadically during the summer
  • to promote a second flush of bloom, remove spent flowers by pinching or light shearing
  • pruning for shape should be done in early spring to allow the flower buds to form
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • attracts butterflies
  • long blooming
  • salt tolerant
  • low maintenance
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)