Glow Girl® Spirea
3-Season Color and Spring Flowers
Your Glow Girl Spirea, Spiraea betulifolia ‘Tor Gold’, is a deciduous shrub with ornamental features. A few of these would be perfect for a colorful, low-growing hedge along your sidewalk. Glow Girl would also do well along the edge of your flower bed, or place a few in containers for your back patio. No matter where you place these versatile shrubs, you’re sure to enjoy the vibrant splash of color they’ll bring to your home this year.
Your Glow Girl Spirea, just as the name implies, will “glow” with color from spring through fall. It all begins when the vibrate foliage celebrates spring with a delightful, reddish tint to its light green foliage. The eye-catching display will soon become dotted with tiny buds, dusted in scarlet, that open mid-spring into ¾-inch corymbs of pristine white.
Your yard’s pollinators will appreciate these early flowers as much as you, especially as they persist into early summer. You may even prolong your blooms with some simple deadheading after the blooms have faded. As summer progresses, your lime green foliage will adopt an elegant golden tone until turning brilliant orange for autumn…a brilliant send-off as winter approaches.
Glow Girl Spirea will grow up to 4 feet in height with an equal spread. It has a mounded habit with a compact form. Glow Girl is quite hardy and can adapt to a variety of soils. Butterflies and birds enjoy its flowers, but deer tend to pass it by.
If you’re looking for a tough little shrub that won’t require much care, and yet provide color for your yard in three seasons, Glow Girl Spirea is a great choice. Not only will it be a variable and lively dash of color spring through fall, but it will even grace your yard with enchanting spring flowers. Plant one today and begin enjoying the grace and color of this remarkable shrub.
* White spring flowers
* Colorful foliage
* Cold hardy
* Deer resistant
* Works well in containers
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Proven Winners ColorChoice|
|Botanical Name||Glow Girl® Spiraea betulifolia ''Tor Gold''|
|Mature Height||3 - 4 feet|
|Mature Spread||3 - 4 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|
|Flower Color||Pink - White|