Physocarpus opulifolius 'Mindia' Plant Patent #16,371; Can. Plant Breeders Rights #2892Item #7467 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Attractive, copper-flushed spring foliage turns to rich burgundy red in summer. Soft pink flowers line the gently arching branches in early summer. Coppertina is also noted for its attractive peeling bark and bright red seed capsules in fall. An adaptable native plant that is easy-to-grow and well-suited for difficult sites.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.Average Landscape Size:Reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and 5 to 6 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:fy-so-KAR-pus op-yoo-lih-FOH-lee-usDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:RoundedAverage landscape size:Reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and 5 to 6 ft. wide.Special features:Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, WaterwiseFoliage color:BronzeBlooms:Mid SummerFlower color:PinkPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
- CareCare InformationAdaptable to most soils.Needs good air circulation. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth. Fertilize in spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.
- History & LoreHistory:Coppertina Ninebark is a new cross between the golden ninebark 'Darks Gold' and the purple leafed ninebark Diabolo ('Monlo'). Selected by ASCFG as 2011 Cut Flower of the Year.