Golden Elf Spirea

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The Spiraea 'Golden Elf', Spiraea japonica 'Golden Elf', is an incredible new dwarf Spiraea from Canada which is great for rock gardens, borders and mixing into the perennial garden.  It can also be used as an edging plant for paths or walkways.

This little yellow leaved beauty only grows to 6-8 inches high and has a spreading habit.  It looks and acts a whole lot more like a ground cover perennial!

Tiny pink flowers in small flat-topped clusters appear in late spring.  Some sporadic rebloom sometimes occurs in summer.

'Golden Elf' is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun.  It also tolerates a wide range of soils.

Flowering on new wood, this low maintenance shrub may be pruned to shape in late winter to early spring.  It retains its leaf color through the fall.

True to its name, the Golden Elf has bright golden foliage that hugs the ground, and sticks around all season!

* Dwarf

* Low maintenance

* Fall color


Golden Elf Spirea Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Spiraea japonica 'Golden Elf'
Foliage Yellow
Mature Height 6-8 inches
Mature Spread 1 to 2 feet
Soil Type Well Drained
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Pink
Fall Color Yellow