Is ninebark a shrub or a tree?

Is ninebark a shrub or a tree?

Ninebark is a somewhat coarse-textured shrub that features yellow, green, or reddish leaves that form an attractive cascading mound. It flowers in late spring with clusters of white or pink blooms, and it bears red fruit in late summer and autumn that often attracts birds.

How big does a Summer Wine ninebark get?

60 to 72 inches
Summer Wine ninebark has a height of 60 to 72 inches and a spread of 60 to 72 inches. This plant makes a beautiful addition to a landscape, and it does well for those who want a shrub for mass planting.

Is summer Wine an evergreen?

Summer Wine combines the fine texture and compact branching of Physocarpus Nana with the dark foliage of Physocarpus Diabolo….We no longer grow this plant.

Botanical Pronunciation fy-so-KAR-pus op-yoo-lih-FOH-lee-us
Bloom Time Mid Summer
Deciduous/ Evergreen Deciduous

Is Summer Wine ninebark Evergreen?

The Summer Wine is a great option for containers. Trim foliage and flowers for cut flower arrangements. This Ninebark thrives in full sun and is extremely adaptable to even poor soils including alkaline and acidic soils….Product Details.

Soil Type Adaptable
Brand Proven Winners®
Shipping Restriction AZ

How tall does Physocarpus grow?

About Physocarpus Physocarpus are best suited to flower beds and borders or used as hedging within a cottage or informal garden setting. You should expect to see Physocarpus grow to an approximate height of 1.8m (6′) and a spread of 1.2m (4′).

Is Physocarpus midnight Evergreen?

Grown and admired for its striking dark purple, almost black foliage, Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Midnight’ is an excellent choice to provide both contrast and depth to your beds and shrub borders. Ninebark is a very hardy, deciduous shrub which is easy to grow in almost any position in the garden, from full sun to shade.

Can Summer Wine ninebark grow in shade?

Grow this plant in average, slightly acidic, well-drained soils in full sun. It is drought tolerant once established. In the south, it may benefit from some afternoon shade. Grow as a small flowering tree, in a hedge border, on slopes, as a specimen and for winter interest.

How far apart do you plant ninebark?

When planting your Summer Wine Ninebark as a border plant or when mass planting, spacing should be 72-84 inches, center on center. Spacing properly will ensure the health of your plant and it will prevent crowding.

Is summer wine a perennial?

Great as a landscape shrub and as a cut flower. Good in groupings and masses, perennial and shrub borders, use in containers (plant in ground in fall).

How do you take care of a summer wine plant?

The Summer Wine Ninebark requires full sun with a minimum of 6 hours of sun per day. It has average water needs and requires moist well drained soils. This Ninebark can tolerate acidic and alkaline soils. Once established it is drought tolerant.

Is Summer Wine ninebark poisonous?

Toxicity: Ninebark may be toxic to humans and pets, though information is inconsistent. To be safe, contact a veterinarian, physician or poison control immediately if you think your pet or child might have ingested any part of the plant.

Can you divide Physocarpus?

It is possible to propagate Physocarpus by softwood cuttings during summer or by rooted suckers during autumn or spring.

What is the difference between ninebark and Summer Wine?

An exciting improvement to Ninebark, Summer Wine combines the fine texture and compact branching of Physocarpus ‘Nana’ with the dark foliage of Physocarpus Diabolo. Smaller than other ninebark varieties, Summer Wine is an easy way to introduce wine colored foliage into the home garden.

Is Physocarpus opulifolius a tree?

Physocarpus opulifolius, commonly called ninebark, is an upright, spreading, somewhat coarse, deciduous, Missouri-native shrub which is closely related to the genus Spiraea. In Missouri, it typically occurs along streams, rocky banks, gravel bars and in moist thickets, especially in counties south of the Missouri River (Steyermark).

What kind of plant is Summer Wine?

SUMMER WINE is noted for its deeply cut, wine-red foliage and its dense, free-branching, mounded growth habit. It is the result of a cross between P. opulifolius ‘Nanus’ (seed parent) and P. opulifolius ‘Diabolo’ (pollen parent).

Is ninebark a deciduous tree?

Summer Wine® Ninebark (tree form) is a deciduous tree, selected and trained to grow in a small tree-like form with the primary plant grafted high atop a standard. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

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