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botanical name:
Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame'
Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame' © Deeproot Plant Base
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synonyms:  Spiraea x bumalda 'Gold Flame'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: golden
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Coppery young shoots fading through gold to yellow-green. Pink flowers.
Very popular.

cultivation:
Best in well drained fertile soil in sun of part shade, but fairly tolerant of varying conditions. Best colour in full sun.
Trim back in summer to encourage bushy growth.

propagation:
By cuttings in summer

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