Spiraea japonica 'Goldmound'
Common name: 
Goldmound Spirea
Pronunciation: 
sp-i-REE-a ja-PON-i-ka
Family: 
Rosaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
Spiraea ‘Goldmound’
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf deciduous shrub, low growing, 2-3 ft tall and 4 ft wide (0.6-0.9 × 1.2 m), compact, mounding, yellow-gold foliage in spring, yellowish green in summer and yellowish orange in fall.  Flowers pink, blooms in early summer.
  • Sun for best bloom foliage color.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4       A hybrid of Spiraea japonica var. alpina and Spiraea japonica ‘Goldflame’  (syn. S. × bumalda ‘Goldflame’).
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  • plant habit, spring

    plant habit, spring