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Spiraea Goldflame in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame' syn. Spiraea x bumalda 'Goldflame'

 

Spiraea 'Goldflame'

Spiraea plants are hardy, deciduous shrubs. They may be grown as specimen shrubs and also make attractive hedging plants. Varieties are either early flowering, producing the blooms on previous season's growth, or late flowering, blooming on the current season's growth. All spiraeas thrive in full sun but can tolerate light shade. 'Goldflame' sports young leaves which are bronze and then turn to yellow-green and then a coppery colour in the autumn. It produces small clusters of deep pink blooms, carried on upright stems from mid-summer.

 
plant Features
  • Spiraea Goldflame likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Spiraea Goldflame likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Spiraea Goldflame is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Spiraea Goldflame likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Spiraea 'Goldflame'

Latin name

Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame' syn. Spiraea x bumalda 'Goldflame'

type

Deciduous Shrub

family

Rosaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Spiraea Goldflame likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Spiraea Goldflame is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Spiraea Goldflame likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Spiraea Goldflame likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Spiraea Goldflame is 0.70meters x 0.70meters 0.70 M 0.70 M

Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame' syn. Spiraea x bumalda 'Goldflame'

Spiraea plants are hardy, deciduous shrubs. They may be grown as specimen shrubs and also make attractive hedging plants. Varieties are either early flowering, producing the blooms on previous season's growth, or late flowering, blooming on the current season's growth. All spiraeas thrive in full sun but can tolerate light shade. 'Goldflame' sports young leaves which are bronze and then turn to yellow-green and then a coppery colour in the autumn. It produces small clusters of deep pink blooms, carried on upright stems from mid-summer.


Planting young plants

From Late Autumn TO Early Spring

Plant young plants in any fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or light, partial shade, between late autumn and early spring. The new plants should be kept moist while they are getting established. A shovel full of well rotted compost in the planting hole will help the shrub establish and aid water retention.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Late Autumn TO Early Winter

Spiraea is best propagated by hardwood cuttings taken when the shrub is in the dormant period - late autumn after the first hard frost or early winter, or in early spring. Take 10 - 20cm cuttings from the upper area of the shrubs. Slant the cut below a node with a clean, sharp knife, wrap in plastic or heavy paper with lightly moistened peat moss and store in a cool place until spring when they can be set in the soil with the top up and at an angle of 45 to 60 degrees. They should be buried to within 1 inch of the tip.

 
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