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Spiraea ‘Golden Princess’

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A popular shrub, Spiraea japonica 'Golden Princess' has bronze leaves in spring which turn a lovely rich gold (or lime green if planted in shade) in summer. In late summer, flat clusters of rose-pink flowers appear, contrasting well with the golden leaves. In autumn the leaves turn vivid red and orange before falling.

Best foliage colour is achieved planted with plenty of sunlight in a container or garden border.

Supplied Size: 3L containers

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Spiraea ‘Golden Princess’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Spiraea ‘Golden Princess’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Any fertile, well drained soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: July - August.
Flower Colour: Pink
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Spiraea japonica 'Golden Princess' grows to be a small, bushy, rouned shrub.
Height: up to 1 m (3 ft)
Spread: 1 m (3 ft)

Plant Finder: about Spiraea ‘Golden Princess’


Spiraea ‘Golden Princess’. This spirea has burgundy new growth in early spring, which turns to lime green or yellow in summer and then shades of orange red the autumn. Mid pink, frothy corymbs are produced in late summer.


Plant in a sunny spot for the best autumn colour.

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage and flowers. Suitable for mixed borders.

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  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterMoist

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