Ninebark



Physocarpus opulifolius 'Center Glow'

Striking newly emerging foliage is bright rosy red with a golden yellow center. Foliage matures to deep burgundy followed by clusters of contrasting white flowers and finally bright red fruit. A great background shrub or informal hedge. Deciduous.

Height: 6-8 ft.
Width: 6-8 ft.
Water: Water regularly until established, likes acidic soil
Blooms: Summer
Exposure: Full sun
Hardiness: Zone 2





Physocarpus opulifolius 'Dart's Gold'

Deciduous shrub with dense branching and rounded habit. Bright golden-green foliage. Pinkish white flowers in May through June.
 
Height: 4-6 ft.
Width: 4-6 ft.
Water: Water regularly until established, likes acidic soil
Blooms: May-June
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 3





Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diabolo®'

  'Diabolo' is a bushy, deciduous suckering shrub wtih deep purple, palmately three-lobed leaves. In early summer, it is covered in corymbs of small creamy white, pink-tinged flowers, followed by bladdery brown fruits.
 
Height: 6 ft.
Width: 8 ft.
Water: Water regularly until established, likes acidic soil
Blooms: June-July
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 3





Physocarpus opulifolius 'Lemon Candy'

If you think of Ninebark as a huge, sprawling hedge, prepare for a surprise! 'Lemon Candy' is so compact that it can be grown in a container, and far from sprawling, it maintains a neat, tidy habit. The leaves are large and lovely, with a maple-like shape and beautiful veining. They emerge bright gold in spring, turn to chartreuse during the hottest part of summer, and gleam yellow again in autumn. The foliage isn't the only merit of this shrub. Small white blooms decorate it in mid- to late spring, not terribly showy but enough of a contrast with the foliage to be noticed. And Lemon Candy is very tolerant of cold, heat, and drought.

Height: 2-3 ft.
Width: 2.5-3 ft.
Water: Water regularly until established, likes acidic soil
Blooms: Mid to Late Spring
Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 3





Physocarpus opulifolius 'Summer Wine®'

A cool new purple ninebark hybrid that resulted from a cross between Physocarpus o. 'Nana' and Diabolo®. This great new plant has attractive wine colored foliage and a dense, compact habit is about 1/2 the normal size. Pinkish white rounded flowers in mid-summer.

Height: 5-6 ft.
Width: 4-5 ft.
Water: Average moisture. Can tolerate dry soil once established.
Blooms: Mid-Summer
Exposure: Full sun for best colour
Hardiness: Zone 3