The Double Play Big Bang® Spiraea (Spiraea x 'Tracy' USPP 21,588) is an ornamental shrub with extensive displays of color. Your Spiraea would have been better named a Triple Play with its orange, yellow and pink blasts of color! As if the radiant foliage isn't enough, your Spiraea will also grace your yard with the largest flowers of any Spiraea you'll ever see! These big blooms will certainly draw loads of bees and butterflies your way!
Your Spiraea begins its dazzling display in the spring with orange-hued foliage, that transitions to lustrous yellow all summer long before returning to a golden orange for autumn. Giant clusters of blossoms will adorn your Spiraea with a burst of bright pink color in the spring, and last into mid-summer. It's a show-stopper to be sure!
Your Double Play Big Bang® Spirea will grow 2-3 feet tall with an equal spread. Overall, the Spiraea family is a great investment in an ornamental shrub that is incredibly cold-hardy in USDA growing zones 3-8. For the small amount of space it requires and little care, it certainly provides an abundance of color and beauty. Deer don't seem interested in it, but bees and butterflies will appreciate you having a few in your yard.
It would be a stand-out in your landscape as a mass planting, or even as just a few plants scattered amid your perennial bed. Perfectly suited to add that juicy pop of color to your mixed shrub landscapes and creates an incredible block of visual impact as a border or hedge, and are spectacular when planted en masse! Mix among pollinator borders and spice up an urban or modern garden with vibrant color!
With such unusual and brilliant color, Big Bang® is sure to turn heads wherever you plant it in your landscape. Ideally sized to hold its own in containers and planters as well as mingle among other plants politely, both in the porch pot and balcony plantings alike! Double Play® Spirea creates gorgeous foundation plantings and it lines and edges a garden or border with color all season.
Spiraea shrubs are tough plants that tolerate nearly any condition full sun and partial shade location. Tolerating a wide range of soils and even urban environments. As long as it is well-drained and not soggy, these shrubs do fantastic in your landscape! Then, these shrubs are xeric and drought tolerant. But for the healthiest shrub provide regular moisture in times of need. Prune/Deadheading after the flowers have faded will encourage repeat blooming, but it's generally carefree.
With a Double Play Big Bang® Spiraea you'll get spring, summer and fall color all at once, and all summer long! These pink blooms and colorful foliage add a big bang of color to your landscape! So hurry and order yours from NatureHIlls.com before they’re gone!
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.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|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||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters 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||Spiraea x 'Tracy' USPP 21,588|
|Mature Height||2 - 3 feet|
|Mature Spread||2 - 3 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Moisture||Moderate to Low|
|Foliage||Red Ages Yellow|
|Fall Color||Yellow, Orange|
|Pruning Time||After Flowering|