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Physocarpus opulifolius Purpurea

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Physocarpus opulifolius Purpurea Purple Ninebark,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like

Description:
Medium deciduous shrub with dark purple heart-shaped foliage and tiny white flowers that appear in a tight cluster along the branches in Spring. Great for colour contrast against green foliaged plants. Grows approx. 1.8m tall x 1.8m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Black, Burgundy, Purple
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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