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Spiraea japonica 'Double Play Candy Corn'

Spirea

  • New growth emerges bright candy apple red in spring. As it matures, it turns pineapple yellow, and the new growth continues to emerge bright orange all season
  • Dark purple flowers in late spring/early summer

Spirea Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Spirea is a popular plant because it is blissfully low maintenance, and Double Play Candy Corn is no exception. It naturally takes on a nice, rounded habit without pruning. If you wish, you can give it a trim after the flowers fade, which will encourage even more colorful new growth.

Height:

18-24 in

Spread:

18-30 in

Hardiness Zone:

4-7

 

Characteristics & Attributes for Spiraea japonica 'Double Play Candy Corn'

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Foliage Color
Yellow
Orange
Red
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Early Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Habit
Mounding