Spiraea x bumalda
Mature Size: 24″ H X 3′ W
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Description: A first rate garden detail shrub for color effect, with foliage emerging bright red fading to yellow in summer, turning deep red in fall, and showy flat-topped clusters of pink flowers in early summe.
Ornamental Features: Clusters of hot pink flowers. Yellow foliage which emerges tomato-orange in spring. Leaves turn an outstanding scarlet in the fall.
Landscape Attributes: Multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Best pruned in late winter. Good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard.
(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)