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Spiraea ‘Golden Princess’

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & July
  • Height0.7m to 1m
  • Spread1m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitBushy round
  • Flower ColourMid pink
  • Leaf ColourBurgundy, lime-green, gold, red, orange
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

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.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Europe, Asia, N.America and Mexico

Interest and use

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

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Needs

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

Cultivation

Plant in a sunny spot for the best autumn colour.

Propagation

Propagation is by division between late autumn and early spring, other species and cultivars are propagated by softwood cuttings in the summer.

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