Summer Wine® Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Seward' PP #14,821; CPBR #2641

SKU
02994
Summer Wine combines the fine texture and compact branching of Physocarpus Nana with the dark foliage of Physocarpus Diabolo. Season long purple foliage is covered with soft pink flowers in late summer. Adaptable and easy to grow, with excellent resistance to powdery mildew, this native is a useful landscape shrub and also makes an attractive cut flower.
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3-8

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Full sun

Water regularly in extreme heat. Requires less water once established.

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Botanical Pronunciationfy-so-KAR-pus op-yoo-lih-FOH-lee-us
Average Size at MaturityReaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeMid Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorPurple
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat. Requires less water once established.

Adaptable to most soils. Needs good air circulation. Prune after flowering. Apply fertilizer in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 5

Good to grow!