Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Diabolo’

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02 Mar Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Diabolo’

A tall, fast growing, drought tolerant, low maintenance, deciduous shrub with attractive foliage, peeling bark and clusters of white cup-shaped flowers… Ninebark are a good ol’ fashion shrub that no garden should be with out.  Pairs well with blue spruce, rudbeckia, sedum and russian sage creating diverse textures and colours.

 

Common Name: ninebark
Type: Deciduous shrub
Family: Rosaceae
Zone: 3 to 7
Height: 4.00 to 8.00 feet
Spread: 4.00 to 8.00 feet
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: Pinkish-white
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Medium
Suggested Use: Hedge
Flower: Showy
Leaf: Colorful
Fruit: Showy
Other: Winter Interest
Tolerate: Drought, Erosion, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil

Close up of the foliage and flowers.

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Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Dart’s Gold’

Another hardy variety of ninebark if you already have some shrubs with dark purple foliage growing.
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