'Double Play Candy Corn' Spirea

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Features

Characteristics

Plant Needs

Your search for truly colorful landscape plants ends here!

Meet the newest and most colorful Proven Winners spirea, Double Play® Candy Corn®. The show starts in early spring when the new growth emerges bright candy apple red. As it matures, it turns pineapple yellow, and the new growth continues to emerge bright orange all season. Top it off with dark purple flowers in late spring/early summer, and you've got a display you really have to see to believe. Be sure to click the image tab below to see just how showy this low-maintenance spiraea is!

  • Best Seller
  • Foliage Interest
  • Deadheading Not Necessary
  • Resists: Deer

Characteristics

Plant Type:

Shrub

Height Category:

Short

Garden Height:

18 - 24 Inches

Spacing:

18 - 30 Inches

Spread:

18 - 30 Inches

Foliage Colors:

Orange, Red, Yellow

Flower Colors:

Purple

Foliage Shade:

Pineapple yellow

Habit:

Mounded

Container Role:

Filler

Resists:

Deer

Plant Needs

Light Requirement:

Part Sun to Sun, Sun

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Bloom Time:

Early Summer, Late Spring

Hardiness Zones:

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Water Category:

Average

Uses:

Border Plant, Edging Plant, Landscape, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point

Light Requirement: 

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Maintenance Notes: 

Spirea is a popular plant because it is blissfully low maintenance, and Double Play Candy Corn is no exception. It naturally takes on a nice, rounded habit without pruning. If you wish, you can give it a trim after the flowers fade, which will encourage even more colorful new growth.

Double Play® spiraea are typically ignored by deer and even rabbits, and are quite drought tolerant after a year or two in the ground.

Fun Facts: 

Though you wouldn't guess it by looking at it, spiraea is closely related to roses and raspberries.

Double Play®Candy Corn®Spiraeajaponica'NCSX1'USPP 28,313, Can 6,176

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