- Botanical Name:Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Seward’ PP14821
- Height:5 – 6 Feet
- Spacing:4 – 6′
- Depth:Dig a hole twice as deep and twice as wide as the container. Place the plant at the same level it is growing in the pot. Firm soil around the base of the plant and water thoroughly.
- Spread:4 – 6′
- Light Required:Full Sun
- Color:Soft Pink.
- Size:1 Gallon Pot
- Blooms:Early to mid summer.
- Flower Form:Small single flowers arranged in spherical corymbs.
- Soil Requirements:Slightly acidic, fertile, well-drained soil.
- Growth Rate:Moderate.
- Pruning:Flowers on previous year’s growth. Prune to remove crossed branches or to tidy up the plants. After flowering or late winter to early spring when dormant.
- Foliage:Roughly ovate, deeply lobed with 3 lobes per leaf. Dark purple leaves are arranged alternately on the stems.
- Comments:Loaded with petite pink and white blooms each summer. Attractive planted next to yellow or chartruese plants or against a light background in a foundation planting.
Provides year-round interest in the landscape! This colorful, deciduous shrub is shipping now in a gallon pot. Growing 4-6 ft. tall with a similar spread, this shrub has a compact form and attractive wine-red foliage. Clusters of pink-white flowers appear in late spring. Its exfoliating bark provides winter interest. Summer Wine Ninebark is stunning when planted in masses in borders or as a hedge. Drought tolerant, once established. Grows best in full sun to partial shade. Potted. Zones 3-8. PP14821