Spiraea japonica Limemound® (syn. S. × bumalda Limemound®, S. × b. 'Monhub', (P.P.#5834)
Limemound Spirea sp-i-REE-a ja-PON-i-ka
- Deciduous shrub, to 3 ft (0.9 m) tall and twice as wide, mounding form, moderate growth rate. Leaves lemon yellow with russet tinge when young then lime-green; in fall orange-red with reddish stems. Flowers are light pink, summer blooming.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 3 Branch sport of S. japonica 'Goldflame' and introduced by Monrovia Nursery in 1985. Monrovia lists it as hardy to USDA Hardiness Zone 3, a Zone lower than 'Goldflame' (Zone 4).