Double Play® Gold Spirea
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Double Play® Gold Spirea

Double Play® Gold Spirea

$55
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  • Young, affordable starter plant
  • May need to be transplanted into 3 gallon pot for more nurturing before planting into landscape
  • Healthy, mature plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape
  • Large healthy plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape

Spirea Japonica 'Yan' PP# #21615

 

The Double Play® Gold Spirea is loved for its self-maintaining, little effort characteristic. Used commonly for foundation and mass plantings that require very little pruning. Adds great color to gardens with its bright golden foliage and hot pink flowers. Reaching a height on average of 2 feet and a width of 2 feet and carries color all season long. Uses also include border, container, cutting garden, and rock gardens.

Joseph's Take

Joseph's Take

Double Play Gold is more dwarf than Candy Corn and has a more true bright yellow colored leaf. Other than that it still has nice color in the fall, re-blooms and likes a hard trim each winter.

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 2'
Mature Width: 2'
Flower Season: Summer
Sun: Full sun
Hardiness Zone: 4 to 9
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Zone
Temp (C)
-30 to -20
4
-34.4 to -28.9
-20 to -10
5
-28.9 to -23.3
-10 to 0
6
-23.3 to -17.8
0 to 10
7
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
8
-12.2 to -6.7
20 to 30
9
-6.7 to -1.1

Spirea love a hard trim in the winter as they will pop back out more full and colorful the following year. Proven Winners Spirea in particular have more vibrant colors in both leaf and flower than the older spirea. One thing that noone ever really talks about is their fall leaf change, it can be a deep red, a bright orange, or a pale yellow. Spirea are also as tough, they can handle really cold temps.

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