Spirea Magic Carpet

 

Spirea Magic Carpet. A Deciduous shrub produces new red foliage that initially turns golden yellow then green with age. In mid summer (June) clusters of tiny florets of mauve flowers appear. Makes an attractive border or container shrub. Max Height 70cm. Max Spread 70cm. Flowers June.

 

 

Plant in moist well drained soil. Full Sun, Hardy. Cut back hard when foliage loses its bright colour.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.