Spiraea japonica 'Double Play® Candy Corn'


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Three seasons of color!
  • Scarlet red foliage in spring
  • Older leaves turn bright yellow
  • New growth is orangey-red
  • Deep pink-purple flowers early summer
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Compact; great foundation or border plant
Easy to grow
Foliage changes through year
Deadhead plants for long flowering

Height: 18-24 in
Spread: 18-30 in
Price Level 1: $49.99~#3
Bloom Color: Pink, Purple
Zone: 4-7

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Mass Planting
  • Low Maintenance
  • Focal Point
  • Garden
  • Fall Color
  • Specimen
  • Long Blooming

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Red
  • Orange
  • Yellow

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Moist, Well-Drained