Anyone who loves the rustic colors of fall will appreciate the bright orange foliage of Goldflame Spirea. Not only that; the leaves on this deciduous shrub show a hint of bronze in spring before going full-on yellow with clusters of pink flowers in summer. Three seasons of unique beauty make Goldflame an eye-catching addition to any home garden.
Plant Goldflame Spirea in full sun if possible. Don’t worry; it’s notably tolerant of summer heat, especially when given a few extra waterings as needed and perhaps a layer of mulch. To create a stunning display, plant several spirea in a row, allowing at least three feet of space for each plant to grow.
Did You Know?
Goldflame Spirea’s flowers are extremely attractive to butterflies.
Other Fun Facts About Goldflame Spirea
- Goldflame is one of roughly 100 species in the Spiraea genus.
- Goldflame Spirea is popular in city and urban environments, where passersby can appreciate its colors.
- Goldflame Spirea is deer resistant.
- Another common use for Goldflame Spirea is erosion control.