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SPIRAEA japonica 'Goldflame'
Japanese Spirea


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:: Rosaceae :: SPIRAEA :: japonica :: 'Goldflame'
  • Type of products available: BA5, BA7, BP8

Main asset

Beautiful spring colors, followed by a light yellow foliage contrasting with the dark pink flowering.


Variety obtained in England in 1960, from Spiraea albiflora x japonica. The colors hold better in half-shaded exposure, but it tolerates full sun.

Deciduous compact shrub of adult size 1 m high and span. The young shoots are orange, the foliage becomes light yellow in summer and then coppery orange in autumn. The corymbs of single flowers, dark pink, appear in July-August.

  • Uses: Low shrub beds, borders, embankments

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: deciduous
  • Habit: round
  • Height: 1 m x 1 m (3 ft x 3 ft)
  • Growth: medium to fast
  • Flowering period: July-August

Shape and colours:

  • Foliage shape: ovale dentated
  • Foliage colour: yellow
  • Foliage colour in autumn: orange
  • Flowers shape: corymbs
  • Flowers colour: pink


  • Soil type: all
  • Exposure: sun, part-shade
  • Hardiness: - 30 °C (-22 °F - USDA zone 4b)