Scientific Name: Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame' Form: Mounded, Oval - horizontal
Common Name:Goldflame spirea Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Dense, Twiggy
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Lanceolate, Ovate, Double serrate
Flowers: Cyme, (Corymb-like), Pink, Apr- May
Fruit: Follicle, Aggregate fruit, Brown, Aug- Sep, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Group or mass planting, Hedge row, Mixed shrub border, Spring interest, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Leaves start bronze-red, turn yellow-green in summer, yellow red & orange in fall; florets in bright pink corymb. Winter ID: Branches fine, upright with many dry terminal fruit clusters; bark is reddy-brown, smooth.