How tall does gold mound spirea get?
2 to 3 ft. tall
Spiraea japonica ‘Goldmound’
|Botanical Pronunciation||spy-REE-a juh-PON-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growth to 2 to 3 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
How big does spirea get?
Plant sizes vary by species and cultivar, and they range from 1½ to 8 feet tall. There are many species of spireas (greater than 80), but only the most commonly encountered species and cultivars are included here.
What is the smallest spirea?
Spirea ‘Elf’ The smallest of the spireas, ‘Elf’ has the same unfussy personality in a small package. Use for edging a path, garden borders or a great rock garden plant. Bright yellow foliage makes a great companion to perennials or annuals. The blooms are light pink and will rebloom sporadically during the summer.
How do you trim a gold mound spirea?
Pruning time is late winter or early spring, just before the buds set for the new year.
- Remove spent goldflame spirea blooms directly after they brown by sliding your pruning shears down the flower stem to the connecting branch or to a new leaf.
- Cut back any dead or broken branches as soon as they’re noticed.
Do deer eat spirea bushes?
SPIREA. It’s a bit of a mystery why deer avoid spirea. A wide array of sizes are available. An interesting choice is Double Play® Candy Corn® (pictured), with foliage that emerges bright red and matures to yellow.
Do spirea lose their leaves?
All Spireas are deciduous and lose their leaves in the winter. Most bloom between March and May in our area. Some varieties will produce a second set of flowers if the worn out blooms are pruned off.
Do spirea have deep roots?
The depth of the roots really depends on the height. For example, an old fashioned bridal wreath spirea that is 10′ x 20′ will have roots about 30” deep. A smaller maturing one, Sundrop, will have roots close to 12-18” deep.
Can you keep spirea small?
The two main trimming periods, in early spring and after blooming, are most important to do each year, but you can also trim your spirea as needed throughout any season. This is a shrub that responds well to trimming, so prune and shape as needed.
Can I cut spirea to the ground?
The spirea species (Spiraea spp.) To control the spirea’s size and keep it blooming year after year, you should prune it back after blooming or when it’s dormant in winter. If it’s severely overgrown, cut it to the ground to rejuvenate the shrub.
How do you shape a spirea bush?
In the spring, after the first blooms are spent, cut the dead flowers back by trimming spirea’s stem tips back to the topmost leaf on each stem. Throughout the summer, the plants shape can be maintained by cutting back overgrown spirea shoots or stems as well as any dead or diseased branches.
How tall does double play Gold Mound Spirea get?
Double Play Gold also reaches 1.5 to 2 feet tall and has a width of 2 to 3 feet. Limemound grows to 2 to 3 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide. Golden Princess also becomes 2 to 3 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide. Deadhead Gold Mound spirea bushes after they’re done blooming.
When does the Gold Mound Spirea turn yellow?
Gold Mound spirea is a deciduous shrub that is prized for its bright golden leaves in spring, which turn a brilliant yellow in autumn.
What kind of leaves does a Japanese Spirea have?
Noted for its brilliant foliage, Spiraea japonica ‘Gold Mound’ (Japanese Spirea) is a compact, spreading deciduous shrub with golden yellow ovate leaves in spring, fading to greenish-yellow as the summer progresses. The foliage turns lovely shades of orange, red and yellow in the fall.
When is the best time to plant Japanese Spirea?
The foliage turns lovely shades of orange, red and yellow in the fall. In late spring, flat sprays of small pink flowers are on display. Perfect for contrasting and brightening the landscape, this spirea cultivar is a wonderful ball of fire for borders and containers. Great as a low hedge too!