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Spiraea × bumalda 'Gold Flame'

Very popular shrub for mass plantings and borders

Bumalda spirea is a low, dense, flat-topped shrub that grows 2' to 3' in height and width. It is clean and doesn't require a lot of pruning. Its delicate white, pink or crimson flowers bloom in midsummer. We recommend four different cultivars for your consideration; click on the cultivars icon to learn more.  

Spiraea × bumalda
Bumalda spirea
Family: Rose (Rosaceae)
Type: Deciduous tree/shrub

Mature Size:
2-3 feet

Shape:
mounded
  Flower Colors:
white
pink
red
  Bloom Season:
May-June
July-August
Exposure:
sun
  Soil Moisture:
moderate
  Zones:
4-8
attracts butterflies
resistant to deer
  Landscape Use:
screen/hedge
bedding or border
specimen plant
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