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Sparkling Carpet Spirea

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Sparkling Carpet Spirea, spiraea japonica 'Sparkling Carpet' (PP13,665), is a fine-textured, small spreading shrub with lime-gold leaves. The leaves are bronze-red when young, then turn mahogany-red in fall. It looks like a tiny version of ‘Gold Flame’ and produces few pink flowers in summer. No pruning is required. Since it grows only 6-10 inches tall and 15-18 inches wide, it can be used as a groundcover or bedding plant! It would also be good for filling a space in a shrub border. Sparkling Carpet prefers full sun, and this is one of the easiest shrubs to grow since it tolerates many soils, except extremely wet. The plant also likes mulch and summer watering. Native to China and Japan.


Sparkling Carpet Spirea Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-8
Growing Zones 3-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Spiraea japonica 'Sparkling Carpet'
Foliage Red - Tinged, Lime - Gold
Mature Height 6 - 10 inches
Mature Spread 15 - 18 inches
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Pink