Spiraea japonica 'Firelight'
More About Spiraea japonica 'Firelight'
- Deep, mauve-pink flowers in flattened clusters
- Leaves emerge bright-red/orange, turning soft yellow-green, then reddish purple in the fall
- Spreading, mounded form
- Bloom Time: Late spring
Firelight Spirea Growing and Maintenance Tips
Summer flowering spirea will flower with a good flush in late spring, and sporadically during the summer. To promote a second flush of bloom, remove spent flowers by pinching or light shearing. Pruning for shape should be done in early spring to allow the flower buds to form.
Spiraea japonica 'Firelight' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
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