Spiraea japonica 'Goldmound'
There are two distinct kinds of spireas: the bridal wreath type, with clusters of white flowers cascading down arching branches in spring or early summer; and the shrubby type, with pink, red, or white flowers clustered at branch ends in summer to fall. Blossoms on both types are usually single.
Native to Japan, China. Upright, shrubby spirea to 4–6 ft. tall and wide, with flat, 8-in.-wide clusters of pink flowers carried above oval, sharply toothed green leaves. Best known through its selections, which are typically lower than the species and bloom between summer and fall.'Goldmound'
To 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide. Leaves emerge golden, mature to pronounced yellow green; hold color well in sun. Pink flowers.
To 3–5 ft. tall and wide. Carmine pink blossoms. Leaves are reddish purple when new, maturing to...
This strain grows about 16 in. tall and wide, with flowers rising to 20 in. Long-spurred flowers come ...
Grows in clumps 18 to 24 in. wide, with flowers rising 24 to 30 in. Red-and-white single flowers are b...