- USDA Hardiness Zones 3-9
- Height 3-4 Feet Tall
- Spread 3-4 Feet Wide
It is easy to see why this is favorite, a Spirea that appears to glow for seasons! This winter hardy plant that can withstand the heat of summer. It has a compact habit and is filled with yellow foliage and red buds that open to pure white blooms. The Glow Girl Spirea is loved by people and pollinators alike.
The foliage is bright yellow and will hold its color all season. The red buds appear early, and in the spring, white button blooms are produced. This compact shrub reaches a garden height of thirty-six to forty-eight inches. This North American native Spirea has a spread of thirty-six to forty-eight inches. The mounded growing habit makes it a great addition to any container. Plant as a border plant in any landscape or garden. It will do well with mass planting and look great as a focal point.
Glow Girl Spirea Care
This Forsythia needs to be planted in full sun to part sun, ensuring that it receives four to six hours of sun per day. It has average water needs and soil should be well drained. Loose soil is the preference of this plant, but it is highly adaptable. It can adapt to all soils with varying PH levels and can tolerate city conditions. Fertilize in the spring with a controlled release fertilizer.
If pruning is desired, prune Glow Girl Spirea after its spring bloom season. Trim off any sick or dead branches at any time of the year.
Glow Girl Spirea Spacing
Be sure to space your Glow Girl Spirea 36”-60” inches, center on center. Proper spacing is important to give your new Spirea room to grow and flourish when planting with other plants.
Spiraea betulifolia ''Tor Gold' Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-9|
|Flower Color(s): Pink/White|
|Bloom Period: Spring|
|Foliage Color(s): Green/Yellow|
|Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height: 3-4 Feet|
|Spread: 3-4 Feet|
|Spacing: 3-5 Feet|
|Blooms On: Old Wood|
|Shrub Type: Deciduous|
|Scientific Name: Spiraea betulifolia ''Tor Gold'|
|Common Name: Glow Girl® Spirea|
Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®
Features: Native to North America
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.
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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.