ninebark

Botanical Name Physocarpus opulifolius 'Center Glow'
Common Name Ninebark
Plant Type Deciduous shrub
Hardiness Zone 2-8
Height 5-8 ft.
Spread 4-6 ft.
Habit upright
Exposure full sun to part shade
Bloom Type May-June
Bloom Color whitish pink
Flower showy
Autumn/Winter Intrest insignificant
Suggested Use borders, groupings
Locations T3, Cabanas, Adventure Island
Notes This ninebark's new leaves unfurl a golden yellow and then mature to a rosy red-burgundy. Clusters of white blooms accompany the dramatic foliage in early summer, followed by bright red seedheads that fade to tan.
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