2-5 gallon pots ranging in price from $22.99 to $54.99 Gold Mound spirea is a deciduous shrub prized for its bright golden ovate leaves in spring, which turn a brilliant yellow in autumn. It has flat-topped clusters of tiny, bright pink flowers in late spring to mid-summer which attract butterflies. Later, the color changes to a golden green. Its fall foliage in October is a yellow tinged with red.
Set top of root ball two inches above ground level. Mix equal parts garden soil and compost to fill the hole. Mound soil to form a water basin.