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Cultural Details for Spiraea japonica 'Goldmound'

Common Name:
Goldmound Japanese Spirea

Growth Rate:
Moderate

Average Mature Height:
2.5-3.5'

Average Mature Width:
3-4'

Flower Details:
Pink flowers in May and June. Mild fragrance

Fruit Details:
Dry brown follicles through winter.

Fall Color:
Bright yellow leaves change to orange-red in fall

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Fireblight, leaf spot, powdery mildew.

Native Habitat:
Zones 4-8; Native to Japan, Korea, China

Other Features:
Great color addition to shrub and perennial borders; low-mounded habit.

Culture and Care:
Best color in full sun; tolerant of heat and drought. Transplant from containers.

This plant was blooming:
5/19/2010 - 6/21/2010

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 107

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu