Spiraea bumalda ‘Flaming mound’.
Spiraea Flaming Mound
- Main interest:
- red-tinged new shoots, orange and yellow foliage, deep pink flowers
- Soil & Exposure:
- full sun to partial shade, moist well-drained soil
- deep pink, late spring to early summer
- orange and yellow, deciduous
- USDA Hardiness:
- zone 3: -40 °C (-40 °F) View Zone Map
- Mature height & width (max.):
- height: 2 ft (0.6 m) width: 2 ft (0.6 m)
Native to Eastern Asia, Spiraea bumalda ‘Flaming mound’ is grown for its orange leaves in spring, turn yellow and soft green in summer. The young shoots are always tinged with red. Clusters of deep pink flowers bloom in late spring to early summer. This deciduous shrub grows to 2 ft in height and width, making a great specimen or low hedge.