Spiraea Double Play® Gold Description
An improved version of the classic golden spirea, Double Play® Gold spirea from Proven Winners is clearly the better choice. It offers brighter, longer-lasting gold foliage and more colorful, longer-lasting pink blooms. It also has a neater, tidier habit, which looks great in the landscape all season long. No pruning is required to enjoy its nifty little mounded shape!
Spirea is a classic choice for landscaping because it looks great with practically zero maintenance. But don’t settle for just any run-of-the-mill variety – pick the best. If you’re looking for a gold spirea, this one is it.
Special features: Deer resistant, Hardy, Heat tolerant, Foliage plant
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- Botanical name: Spiraea japonica 'Yan'
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- Sun exposure:
Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part sun (4-6 hrs/day)
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- Soil type:
Any well-drained soil will do.
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- Foliage color:
Gold, with red new growth
- Season of interest:
Specimen, Hedge, Perennial gardens, Landscaping.
- Patent: USPP 21,615
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Soil: Not finicky about soil, as long as it is well drained. Tolerates odry conditions once established.
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part shade (4-6 hrs of sun/day).
Space: 2-3' apart.
Fertilizing: Little needed. Apply a granular rose fertilizer in early spring if desired.
Winterizing: A good 2-3" layer of mulch is recommended; nothing else is needed.
Maintenance: Double Play spirea naturally grow with a neat, tidy habit and need little pruning. If desired, trim or prune after bloom; this will encourage a second flush of colorful new growth as well as remove spent flowers for a cleaner look.
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