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Japanese Spirea, Japanese Meadowsweet, Maybush
Spiraea japonica 'Double Play Big Bang'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Spiraea (spy-REE-ah) (Info)
Species: japonica (juh-PON-ih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Double Play Big Bang
Additional cultivar information:(PP21588, CAN4073; Double PlayŽ series, aka Tracy)
Hybridized by Wood

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 °C (-40 °F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Chartreuse/Yellow

Orange

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Logansport, Indiana

Iowa City, Iowa

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 27, 2012, JonthanJ from Logansport, IN wrote:

The new foliage shows a red overlay on the yellow green, so there is a more or less orange spring color. As that fades to just yellow green the pink flower clusters start up. I just bought a pair for a very well drained bed where another Japanese Spirea has done well for me.