An awesome plant for northern landscapes: a gold-leaf version of ‘Tor’! Buds with hints of red in them open to white spring flowers. Sunny yellow foliage holds its color well, and the full, compact habit is very attractive. Also, it doesn’t burn in the summer and has great fall color. If you’re looking for a colorful, hardy plant that will look great all season, this is the variety for you! This extremely hardy and colorful plant is native to North America.
Awards: KVBC, silver medal
Foliage Interest
Fall Interest
Native to North America
Duration: Shrub
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Height Category: Medium
Garden Height: 36 – 48 Inches
Spacing: 36 – 60 Inches
Spread: 36 – 48 Inches
Flower Colors: Pink
Foliage Colors: Green
Foliage Shade: Bright yellow aging to chartreuse
Habit: Mounded
Container Role: Thriller
Plant Needs
Light Requirement: Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: Easy
Blooms On: Old Wood
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Hardiness Zones: 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Water Category: Average
Uses: Landscape
Uses Notes:
Maintenance Notes:
Adaptable to most soils. May be trimmed after spring bloom.
Glow Girl® Spiraea betulifolia ”Tor Gold” Can 5,121