A picture of a Japanese Spirea 'Firelight'

Japanese Spirea 'Firelight'

Spiraea japonica 'Firelight'

Also known as

Spiraea, Japanese spiraea

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1m

1m

Min

50cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Japanese Spirea 'Firelight'
A photo of Japanese Spirea 'Firelight'
A photo of Japanese Spirea 'Firelight'

Japanese Spirea 'Firelight' Overview

Deciduous shrub species with a bushy growth habit. Produces ovate foliage that develops from a red colour as leaves unfurl, turning bronze, then green in summer and finally red-purple in autumn. Flowers are small, rosy-pink and arranged in clusters.

How to propagate Japanese Spirea 'Firelight'

Cuttings

Propagation is from cuttings in the summer.

Other uses of Japanese Spirea 'Firelight'

Ornamental, border, container, window-box, ground-cover. Summer interest.