Spirea Shrubs Are Turning Brown

Question From: Hamburg, New York, United States
Q: I planted 6 spirea magic carpet in the spring 5 are turning brown, and one is healthy. The five facing WEST The three on the North side of the house are great Are these plants dead? My warrenty is until October 1, 2016

A: If more then half the leaves are brown, in my opinion the shrubs are dying. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy