Spiraea ‘Golden Elf’

Spiraea ‘Golden Elf’ is a compact, ground cover-type spiraea that grows only 6-8" tall. Growth habit is similar to that of a phlox subulata. The rich golden foliage keeps its color and doesn’t burn in the summer heat (tested in Georgia for 3 years). Flowers are insignificant.

'Golden Elf' has many applications in the garden including as a ground cover, at the front of the border, in the rock garden, in containers and hanging baskets.

Origin: Canada

Description / Plant Notes:
• USDA Zone 4.
• Low-growing.
• Does not burn in full sun.
• Perfect for rock gardens and as a ground cover.

Patent Status: USPP #12,025