Tiny Wine® Gold Ninebark
Physocarpus opulifolius 'SMNPOTWG' PP #28,857; CPBRAF
|Description||Small, refined foliage emerges brilliant gold, ages to a bright yellow-green, and is adorned by clusters pink buds that open to pink-white flowers in late spring. A spirited, easy-care North American native shrub that will brighten the landscape. Excellent for use in borders and foundations plantings, or as a low hedge. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Late spring to early summer|
|Mature Size||Rounded, upright form; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Benefits Birds|
|Problems/Solutions||Drought Tolerant, Very Wet Areas|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||Brilliant foliage and unique winter bark makes it an excellent accent in shrub borders. A natural as a single specimen for sunny spots of woodland or wild gardens. Excellent choice for all native and wildlife gardens where seasonal changes and habitat are crucial. A highly colorful and versatile addition to larger landscapes.|
|Companion Plants||Cypress (Chamaecyparis); Boxwood (Buxus); Spirea (Spiraea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Spruce (Picea)|
|Care||Thrives in average, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Best color in full sun. Avoid extreme heat and humidity; prefers cool regions. 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.|
|Lore||The Latin name Physocarpus comes from the Greek words physo (bladder) and karpon (fruit) in reference to the red bladder-shaped fruits that appear after flowering. The common name of Ninebark comes from the appearance of the bark which is peels away in layers. The inner bark was brewed into a pain reliever and remedy for many other maladies by Native American tribes within this plant's range. Roots were sometimes steam cooked and eaten and plants were used as charms to cause bad luck.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.