Spiraea japonica ‘Magic Carpet’
Japanese spirea ‘Magic Carpet’, Spiraea bumalda ‘Magic Carpet’, Spiraea japonica ‘Walbuma’, Spiraea bumalda ‘Magic Carpet’, Japanese meadowsweet ‘Magic Carpet’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Magic Carpet’ _ ‘Magic Carpet’ is a compact, mound-forming, deciduous shrub with ovate, sharply toothed, bright yellow to yellow-green leaves, flushed red when young, and clusters of bright pink flowers in summer.
Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
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Bright-pink in Summer
Yellow, Flushed red in Spring; Yellow-green in Summer; Reddish-brown in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Generally pest free.
Generally disease free.
Pruning group 6. To rejuvenate overgrown plants, cut back hard immediately after flowering.
Division, Softwood cuttings
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WHERE TO GROW
Spiraea japonica ‘Magic Carpet’ (Japanese spirea ‘Magic Carpet’) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.9m after 5-10 years.
Containers, City, Beds and borders, Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun. Tolerates partial shade.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West