Spiraea japonica Candy Corn™

Double Play® Series

Spirea

$16.95 ea. (3+ discount) $16.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: SPCC

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A garden treat perfect for a low-growing hedge or compact border. Can be tucked into any favorite garden spot. Candy-apple-red foliage in spring, and then bright yellow foliage sports pumpkin-orange tips in summer. Wine purple flowers artfully mingle with the foliage colors.

Spiraea Candy Corn maintains its compact mounded shape with very little pruning. Proven Winners® selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow. The Double Play® Series extends these phenomenal shrubs’ color interest beyond flowering. In addition to vibrant flowers, these introductions turn a double play by providing absolutely stunning foliage, especially in the spring when they first break bud. Sure to be a hit!

Details

Type: Shrubs
Height: Short 2-3'
Spacing: Plant 2-3' apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: Purple
Accent: Purple
Patent: #28,313 'NCSX1'
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Deer Resistant
  • Good for Hedge
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • OK in Containers
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Spiraea General Information

Spirea are compact, upright deciduous shrubs. Blooms on year-old wood. Many flat-topped clusters of flowers appear late spring to early summer. Tough dependable plants adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions.

Spiraea Plant Care

Spirea require very little maintenance. They prefer full sun but tolerate partial shade. Require good drainage. Prune just after flowering. In spring, trim to shape and apply a time-release fertilizer.