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Spiraea thunbergii 'Mellow Yellow' (Ogon)

Spiraea thunbergii 'Ogon' - Mellow Yellow Spirea

Spiraea thunbergii 'Ogon' - Mellow Yellow Spirea

More About Spiraea thunbergii Mellow Yellow ('Ogon')

  • Small white flowers line the branches in spring, upstaging the leaves
  • Narrow leaves almost 50cm long emerge yellow in spring
  • Leaves are light green by summer, going from gold to purple in autumn
  • Medium tall, arching shrub
  • Bloom Time: early spring

Zone:

4

Height:

150-175 cm

Spread:

150-175 cm

Colour:

White
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Mellow Yellow Spirea Growing and Maintenance Tips

This plant flowers on the previous year's growth, so any pruning for size or shape should be done soon after flowering. Tolerates many soils and conditions, however, it does not like wet feet.


Spiraea thunbergii Mellow Yellow ('Ogon') Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Vase-shape
Upright

Foliage Color

Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Hedge
Specimen

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