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Center Glow Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Center Glow' PP #16,894

SKU
03465
Striking newly emerging foliage is bright rosy red with a golden yellow center. Foliage matures to deep burgundy followed by clusters of contrasting white flowers and finally bright red fruit. A great choice for a background shrub or an informal hedge. Deciduous.
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Botanical Pronunciationfy-so-KAR-pus op-yoo-lih-FOH-lee-us
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Wet Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsSpirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela); False Cypress (Chamaecyparis); Fountain Grass (Pennisetum); Boxwood (Buxus)

Adaptable 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 shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8

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