Spiraea japonica Limemound®
Common name: 
Limemound Spirea
Pronunciation: 
sp-i-REE-a ja-PON-i-ka
Family: 
Rosaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
S. × b. 'Monhub'
S. × bumalda Limemound®
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous shrub, to 3 ft (0.9 m) tall and twice as wide, mounding form, moderate growth rate.  Leaves lemon yellow with russet tinge when young then lime-green; in fall orange-red with reddish stems.  Flowers are light pink, summer blooming.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 3      Branch sport of S. japonica 'Goldflame' and introduced by Monrovia Nursery in 1985.   Monrovia lists it as hardy to USDA Hardiness Zone 3, a Zone lower than 'Goldflame' (Zone 4).
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  • plant habit, flowering

    plant habit, flowering

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    leaves and flowers

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    leaves, comparison