General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Golden-yellow
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Pollution
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP12025

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Trade name information:
Trade Name: Golden Elf®
Cultivar name: 'WSPIRGOD'
Common names
  • Japanese Spirea
  • Japanese Meadowsweet
  • Maybush

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Location: Chevy Chase, MD
Date: 2023-05-29
Location: Chevy Chase, MD
Date: 2020-04-25

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