Spiraea japonica
Walberton's ®
Magic Carpet

Spiraea Magic Carpet Square 2
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Plant profile

Walberton's® Magic Carpet is the most popular coloured leaf Spiraea in the world and also the best. Brightly coloured foliage, excellent habit and outstanding production qualities.

Origin: Bred in the UK

Protection Status: EU PVR granted EU1537

Variety Name: Spiraea japonica Magic Carpet

Benefits of using this variety

  • Excellent brightly coloured foliage.
  • Young growth is red.
  • Heads of pink flowers.
  • Outstanding disease resistance.
  • Compact, bushy habit.
  • Extremely cold hardy.
  • Einner of the Royal Horticultural Society AWARD OF GARDEN MERIT.


  • Height: 50cm when mature.
  • Width: 50cm
  • Flowering time: May and June.
  • Foliage: red young growth matures to golden yellow. Smaller leaves than other varieties.
  • Habit: dense, compact and bushy.

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