MacPherson Nursery has a variety of both native and flowering ornamental plants that are grown in the Colorado climate. Today we’re highlighting a beautiful and hardy ornamental that will bring beautiful color to your yard. The Gold Flame spirea is a vibrant shrub with golden leaves that in the spring, and turn into a yellow-green through the summer.

spiraea gold flame


This deciduous shrub grows to be 2′ x 3′ and provides color to any landscaping project. Placed among rock outcroppings or near other shrubs for contrast can be great ways to use this plant.

Spiraea Gold Flame close up



Brilliant pink flowers adorn this shrub through spring and summer, often attracting butterflies. Foliage turns a coppery-gold in the fall making it a very colorful choice for your yard.

Gold Flame close up


Gold flame grows well in full sun and grows well in hot climates and is easy to care for. We have both 1st year and 2nd year sizes of Gold flame, available here on our website: