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Plant Characteristics

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

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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LIGHTHEARTED® SPIRAEA

Spiraea japonica 'Grelighthrt'
PP Plant propagation prohibited

Breeder
Buy Lighthearted® Spiraea online. Leaves are a bright yellow-gold and dark pink flowers bloom in spring. This variety has a uniform and compact growth habit reaching 18 to 24 inches tall and 24 inches wide. Very disease resistant. Deer and drought tolerant.

Mature Height:

18-24 Inches

Mature Spread:

24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

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 www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase LIGHTHEARTED® SPIRAEA Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 9949

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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$35.00

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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 9394

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
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$45.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 10113

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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$75.00

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Sooner Plant Farm's Loropetalums arrived Healthy, vibrant and very beautiful. Our gardener commented, "These plants are healthy and ready to grow." Sooner's packaging is superior. Sooner's service is superior. Many of my neighbors commented on the perfect health and beauty of the plants received. We will continue to purchase our plants from Sooner Plant Farm. We are sending our heartfelt praise and thank you to Brian and everyone at Sooner Plant Farm.


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November 2016

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