Rainbow Fizz Spirea (Spiraea japonica ‘Matgold’)

Rainbow Fizz Spirea

Sparkling and effervescent, the vivid Rainbow Fizz™ Spirea (Spiraea japonica ‘Matgold’) is a fruity little specimen that’s cold-hardy and as sweet as can be! Get ready to be amazed at the everchanging rainbow of colors this little number displays throughout the growing season!

Spring bursts onto the scene with reddish-pink new growth that matures to brilliant lime green! The oval foliage has a delightful toothy edge and is accented by reddish-pink stems! Late spring brings reddish-pink buds that open into fizzy, refreshingly juicy-looking, hot pink flower clusters! These summer blooms are sure to quench the thirst of you and your pollinators!

Easy to grow, Spirea forms a compact and naturally rounded shrub, the blooms smother the entire plant all summer and even into autumn! Fall brings the last color show when those light green leaves become an incredible coppery-red!

Planting and Application:

Rainbow Fizz™ can reach about 3-4 feet tall in height and width. These lovely roundy-moundy bushes lend a playful effect to borders when spaced evenly. Add candy-like colors to children’s gardens, and eye-popping color to mixed-shrub plantings! It’s also incredible eye-candy for Pollinator Garden, while sure to add fresh bright color to modern Cottage gardens as a juicy backdrop plant or specimen

Spirea are fantastic as low privacy and screening shrubs. Plant groupings or use as foundation plants for major curb appeal. We’re sure no one will miss the turn to your house with a row of these planted along the front of your property! Accent your front door plantings with a burst of lime and cherry soda-colored whimsy!

  • Bright Reddish-Pink New Growth & Stems
  • Reddish-Pink Buds & Hot Pink Flower Clusters
  • Major Pollinator Attractor!
  • Lime-Green Foliage & Coppery-Red Fall Color
  • Naturally Rounded Deciduous Shrub

Tips for Care:

Spirea bushes do amazing in full sun, so situate yours in at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. Easy going on other care needs, just provide annual fertilizer, and a moderate, yet consistently moist soil location. Prune in late winter/very early spring, and provide a post-bloom shearing if desired to remove dead blooms and encourage a second flush of flowers.

  • Full Sun
  • Adatable Well-Drained Enriched Soil
  • Moderate Consistent Moisture
  • Low Maintenance
  • Very Cold Hardy

Rainbow Fizz™ Spirea is the soda-fountain color-inspired highlight of your new garden landscape! Do a garden refresh this year by adding this and other eye-catching plants and flowers to your world!

Rainbow Fizz Spirea (Spiraea japonica ‘Matgold’) Details

Common name Rainbow Fizz Spirea
Botanical name Spiraea japonica 'Matgold'
Plant type Deciduous
Hardiness zone 3-8
Growth rate Medium
Height 3 - 4 ft.
Width 3 - 4 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun, Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained Soil
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time Early Spring
Flower color Pink