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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
  • Proven Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Pink
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Burgundy/Crimson
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Burgundy/Crimson
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Spiraea is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Spiraea japonica 'Galen'
PP21712 CBRAF Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Double Play® Artistan Spiraea online. A compact Spiraea with stunning red-purple new foliage. Mature leaves are blue-green and abundant on this full-bodied plant. The beautiful, saturated pink flowers arrive in spring. Grows to a 24-30 inch tall mound.

Mature Height:

24-30 Inches

Mature Spread:

24-30 Inches

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Rosaceae · Common Name: Spiraea

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.


Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 5902

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(89 units available now - SG)

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 5903

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(701 units available now - SG)

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