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Japanese Spirea 'Magic Carpet'

Spiraea japonica 'Magic Carpet'

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

5a-7b

USDA zone

-29°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

1m

10cm

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Japanese Spirea 'Magic Carpet' Overview

Spiraea japonica 'Magic Carpet' is also known by the common name Japanese spirea 'Magic Carpet'. It is a deciduous shrub species with a low-growing, bushy habit. Foliage is oval in shape and changes colour as it develops, leaves open red, then change to yellow, displaying red initial growth at every stage. Flowers are produced in summer and arranged in flat clusters, they are small and coloured deep pink.

How to propagate Japanese Spirea 'Magic Carpet'

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings in summer.

Division

In spring or autumn.

Special features of Japanese Spirea 'Magic Carpet'

Attractive leaves

Ground cover

Other uses of Japanese Spirea 'Magic Carpet'

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