- USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
- Height 2-3 Feet Tall
- Spread 2-3 Feet Wide
Double Play Painted Lady Spirea is a great choice to add color to your garden. It has striking green, yellow and cream variegated leaves and flat-topped clusters of contrasting hot pink flowers at the ends of the branches from late spring to early summer. The small serrated pointy leaves are highly ornamental and turn coppery bronze in the fall. This tidy compact deciduous shrub will add beauty to your garden from spring through fall.
Double Play Painted Lady Spirea will grow to between 2 and 3 feet tall and wide at maturity in USDA hardiness zones 4 to 9 in partial to full sun conditions. This shrub can be used in mass plantings, as an accent plant, in mixed shrub and perennial borders or a container garden. It’s also a great choice to create a low border at the edge of a walkway or patio.
Double Play Painted Lady Spirea Care
Butterflies, bees and hummingbirds are attracted to the flowers and deer tend to leave it alone. It may need occasional pruning in late winter or early spring. It’s fast-growing, drought-tolerant and highly tolerant of urban pollution, even in inner-city environments. The flowers form on new wood.
Double Play Painted Lady Spirea Spacing
Space Double Plant Painted Lady Spirea plants at least 2 to 3 feet apart on center in a mass planting.
Interesting Fact - This unique plant was developed in Proven Winners ColorChoice trial gardens for several seasons before actually being released for the public to grow.
Spiraea japonica 'Minspi' Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9|
|Flower Color(s): Pink|
|Bloom Period: Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Variegated Green and Yellow|
|Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height: 2-3 Feet|
|Spread: 2-3 Feet|
|Spacing: 2-3 Feet|
|Blooms On: New Wood|
|Shrub Type: Deciduous|
|Scientific Name: Spiraea japonica 'Minspi'|
|Common Name: Double Play® Painted Lady® Spirea|
|Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
For more information, please go to our Shipping & Returns page at the bottom of the website.
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.