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Spiraea jap. Double Play 'Candy Corn®'

Sale Price: $34.99
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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!

Additional Information:

Plant Type: Shrub
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Exposure: Part to Full Sun
Deer Resistant: Yes
Mature Height: 18-24"
Mature Width: 18-30"
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4-7
Bloom Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
Bloom On: New Wood
Flower Colors: Purple
Habit: Mounded
Water Needs: Average
Maintenance: Easy
Pruning Time: Little to no maintenance is needed. Deadhead after flowering to encourage reblooming. 
Additional attribute:
Attracts Hummingbirds
Fall Interest
Reblooming
Landscape Uses:
Border, Container, Cutting Garden, Mass Planting, Edging Plant, Landscape, Focal Point

 

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.

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