Spiraea japonica Double Play® Red

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

FLOWER SEASON
  • SPRING
MATURE SIZE
36"36"
Height
24 - 36"
Spread
24 - 36"

FEATURES

Double Play spireas have vibrant flowers and stunning foliage.

Double Play Red is a flower color breakthrough, with nearly-red flowers. Add in showy dark burgundy spring foliage and you've got the perfect double play!

Top reasons to grow Double Play Red spirea:

  • The closest to red of any spirea
  • Very showy burgundy-purple new growth
  • Naturally grows as a dense, rounded mound
Attracts:
Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resists:
Deer

CHARACTERISTICS

Plant Type:

Shrub

Shrub Type:

Deciduous

Height Category:

Short

Garden Height:

24 - 36 Inches

Spacing:

24 - 48 Inches

Spread:

24 - 36 Inches

Flower Colors:

Pink

Red

Flower Shade:

Deep, crimson pink-red blooms

Foliage Colors:

Green

Red

Foliage Shade:

Dark burgundy spring foliage

Habit:

Mounded

Container Role:

Thriller

PLANT NEEDS

Light Requirement:

Part Sun to Sun

Sun

Maintenance Category:

Easy

Blooms On:

New Wood

Bloom Time:

Late Spring

Hardiness Zones:

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Water Category:

Average

Uses:

Border Plant

Landscape

Mass Planting

Uses Notes:

Mixed borders, mass plantings, foundation plantings

Maintenance Notes:

Adaptable to most moist, well-drained soils. Any heavy pruning should be done in late winter/early spring and light pruning can occur after flowering. Fertilize in spring.