Spiraea japonica 'Magic Carpet'
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.'Magic Carpet'
To 1/2 –2 1/2 ft. tall, slightly wider. Reddish bronze new leaves turn chartreuse to yellow as they mature. Pink flowers.
To 2 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide. Pink flowers. Good red fall foliage in some years.
Native to Alaska. Very hardy fall bloomer. Forms foot-wide clump of spoon-shaped, leathery, usually th...
To 1/2 –2 1/2 ft. tall, slightly wider. Reddish bronze new leaves turn chartreuse to yellow as t...