Pot Size: 9cm
Plant Height (Inc. Pot): 15-25cm
Characteristics: Deciduous shrubs, variegated reddish-bronze leaves, clusters of pink-rose flowers, compact and upright habit, suitable for borders and low hedges
Growth & Spread: Height 0.6m - 0.9m, Spread 1.2m - 1.5m
Flourishing Season: Flourishes in spring and summer, flowering in May - August
Water & Maintenance: Average watering required, low maintenance plant
Spiraea Japonica Firelight is a small upright deciduous shrub that features stylish bronze foliage and pink flowers. This bushy plant has a compact upright growing habit and makes perfect garden borders. It blooms with all its strength from late spring to mid-summer, creating a wonderful floral display that attracts attention even from distance. It is an easy to grow plant that will provide maximum value in return for basic maintenance.
Also known as the Japanese Spiraea, these bushes are popular for their multi-coloured foliage, that changes shades with seasons. The red-bronze leaves of Firelight emerge from redbuds and turn green in summer. In autumn, the leaves will develop shades of reddish-purple that look simply stunning. In summer, the plant produces clusters of rose-pink flowers that contrast very well against the green foliage.
Firelight Spiraea is an easy to maintain plant once it has established its roots. It can adapt to a wide range of growing conditions. Plant it in a moist and well-drained soil. It will thrive in both full sun and partial shady locations. Add a layer of fertilizer feed in spring to ensure it develops a healthier root system.
This bushy shrub requires minimum pruning, just enough to keep it in desired shape and size. Since the flowers of Firelight bloom on new growth, any trimming has to be performed before new growth in spring. Remove any faded flowers to encourage new ones.
Firelight Japonica Spiraea has a more compact shape that makes it suitable for low-hedging. looks good in the spring garden. It is perfect for mass plantings and looks spectacular when grouped together in a border.
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