Petite Plum® Ninebark
Petite Plum® Ninebark
Physocarpus opulifolius 'POIPD2' Plant Patent #27,663Item #40989 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Striking burgundy-plum foliage on a compact, mounded shrub. Showy flowers bloom in dense clusters in spring, followed by attractive seed pods. A very useful accent for a border, hedge or mass planting in a low maintenance landscape. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:fy-so-KAR-pus op-yoo-lih-FOH-lee-usPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:CompactGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.Foliage color:BurgundyBlooms:Late spring blooms, followed by attractive seed pods.Flower color:PinkFlower attributesShowy FlowersPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Companion PlantsFountain Grass (Pennisetum); Spirea (Spiraea); Boxwood (Buxus); Cypress (Chamaecyparis); Weigela (Weigela)
- CareCare InformationAdaptable to most soils; thrives in average, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Best color in full sun; avoid extreme heat and humidity. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering to maintain shape.Pruning time: late spring to summer.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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