Spiraea japonica 'Golden Princess'
(Golden Japanese Spirea) Spiraea japonica 'Golden Princess' is a popular deciduous shrub with bronze leaves in spring which turn a lovely shade of rich gold (or lime green if planted in shade) in the summer time.
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A popular and reliable deciduous shrub, Spiraea japonica 'Golden Princess' has bronze leaves in spring which turn a lovely shade of rich gold (or lime green if planted in shade) in the summer time. In late summer, flat clusters of rose-pink flowers appear which contract nicely with the golden leaves. In autumn the leaves turn vivid shades of red and orange before falling.
Spiraea japonica 'Golden Princess' can be grown in a large container or garden border and the best foliage colour will be achieved in a position with plenty of sunlight.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Any fertile, well drained soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: July - August.
- Flower Colour: Pink
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Spiraea japonica 'Golden Princess' grows to be a small, bushy, rouned shrub.
- Height: up to 1 m (3 ft)
- Spread: 1 m (3 ft)
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Mature Size
- Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
- Special Features
- Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Autumn Colour, Leaf Colour - Gold/Yellow, To grow in a pot