Petite Plum® Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius 'POIPD2' PP #27,663

SKU
40989
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.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationfy-so-KAR-pus op-yoo-lih-FOH-lee-us
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate spring blooms, followed by attractive seed pods.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial 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 FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Wet Soils, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsFountain Grass (Pennisetum); Spirea (Spiraea); Boxwood (Buxus); Cypress (Chamaecyparis); 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; prune after flowering to maintain shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

Good to grow!