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Little Joker® Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Hoogi021' PP #27,986

SKU
42578
Deep burgundy stems covered in fine, deeply incised dark burgundy-purple leaves with rich green undertones on this full-branching dwarf form. Striking mildew resistant foliage is accented by pale pink button flowers in spring and summer. A useful compact shrub for small urban gardens, mass plantings, or a low maintenance landscape. Deciduous.
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Botanical Pronunciationfy-so-KAR-pus op-yoo-lih-FOH-lee-us
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Spirea (Spiraea); Fountain Grass (Pennisetum); Blue Spruce (Picea); Weigela (Weigela)

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; if desired, prune after flowering to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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