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Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame'

Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame'
Japanese spirea
Deep purple fall foliage in early November

Synonym(s) Spiraea bumalda
Common name Japanese spirea
Family rosaceae
Life cycle shrub (Z3-8)
Flowers purple (June)
Size 3-4'
Light sun-part shade

Robust lower-growing shrub, getting wider around than tall, with yellow-green foliage turning purple in fall, and dusky-purple flowers. Very common, solid performer.

Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame'

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

One or more images of this plant are included in my stock photo catalog

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