TINY WINE®

Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius

'SMNPOTW'

USPP 26,749; CBR 5128

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  • Colorful foliage
  • Compact habit
  • Disease resistant
Description

Tiny Wine® ninebark is smaller than others on the market, in terms of both its leaf size and overall habit. This upright cultivar has neat, deep purple foliage and clusters of pink flowers in late spring. It is a very heavy bloomer, which, coupled with its diminutive size, makes quite an impression in the landscape. Resistant to powdery mildew.

Awards
Silver Medal, Plantarium
USDA Zone
3 - 7 (-40°F/-40°C)
Exposure
Full sun
Height
3 - 5'
Width
3 - 5'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Late spring
Flower Color
White
Foliage Color
Purple
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil

Extremely adaptable to soil pH and moisture levels.

Pruning

To best enjoy its naturally graceful habit, avoid habitual cutting back. If required, prune after flowering or thin out oldest stems in late winter/early spring. May benefit from periodic rejuvenation pruning.

Uses

Foundation plantings; mixed borders; specimen; hedging; landscaping.

Growing Tips

Though physocarpus can grow in part shade, flowering, foliage color, and disease resistance is best with a minimum of six hours of sun. Physocarpus is amenable to pruning and recovers from it quickly; however, frequent cutting back may cause the plant to develop an odd habit.