Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Summer Wine’
Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Mature Size: 6′ high x 5′ wide
Shrub Form: Upright, rounded
Foliage Color: Rich dark purple
Flowers: Soft pink
Flowering Time: Mid Summer
Growth Rate: Moderate
Uses: Low hedge, screen, mass planting, specimen
Description: An upright rounded shrub with clusters of small soft pink flowers, peeling bark, and dark purple foliage. A dramatic low hedge, screen or specimen shrub.
Ornamental Features: Foliage emerges wine-red in the spring ageing to a deep purple throughout the season. Clusters of small pinkish-white flowers emerge from pink buds in late spring and give way to red fruit. Exfoliating bark on mature branches add winter interest.
Landscape Attributes: Dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright rounded habit of growth. Low maintenance; can be pruned anytime. Deer and rabbit resistant. Drought tolerant. Great choice for attracting birds and butterflies to your yard.