Spiraea japonica

Spiraea Plumtastic Square 2
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A great new dark foliage Spiraea from the breeder of Magic Carpet, Plumtastic combines super foliage colour with stunning flowers.

Origin: Bred in the UK

Protection Status: EU PVR applied for

Variety Name: Spiraea japonica WALPLUM

Benefits of using this variety

  • Very dark plum red young growth. New foliage produced throughout the summer.
  • Heads of magenta flowers.
  • Outstanding disease resistance.
  • Compact bushy habit - larger than Magic Carpet, but smaller than Anthony Waterer.
  • Extremely cold hardy.


  • Height: 60cm when mature.
  • Width: 50cm
  • Flowering time: May and June
  • Foliage: dark plum red, fades to deep green. Great autumn colour.
  • Habit: dense, compact and bushy.

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