Goldflame Spirea features burgundy-red new leaves that turn golden yellow as they mature. Copper-orange tones add to the beauty of the fall foliage. Goldflame is similar to Goldmound, but grows taller and more upright. Clusters of soft, pink flowers bloom on new wood and add to the beautiful summer display. Great accent plant or foundation planting. Plant in mass for a shrub border or informal hedge. Use along slopes or ditches to help control erosion. Common Name: Japanese spirea
Spiraea bumalda ‘Goldflame’ grows in Full to Part Sun. It will grow 2 to 3 feet tall with a spread of 3 to 4 feet. Plant in zones 3 to 8. Deer resistant. Attracts butterflies. Heat and pollution tolerant.
Care & Shipping Notes
Easy to grow in average, well drained soil. Tolerates a variety of soils. Remove spent flowers to encourage continued blooming. Prune late winter to early spring as needed. Fertilize in fall. No serious insect or disease problems. Susceptible to leaf spot, fire blight, powdery mildew, root rot, aphids, leaf roller and scale. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.