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Physocarpus opulifolius Monlo ('Diabolo®')

Diabolo® Ninebark: Patent PP11211, CPBR2892, COPF

The young leaves are an intense reddish-purple-to-green, providing an excellent contrast in the shrub border. The flat-topped, white flower clusters are showy against the dark foliage.

  • »  Flat-topped clusters of white flowers
  • »  Fruit reddish in the fall, maturing to brown
  • »  Textured purple leaves age to a greenish colour as the summer progresses
  • »  Bark peels in sheets, especially on older stems
  • »  Upright, arching habit
  • »  Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer

7gal
$114.00
  • Category:Shrubs
  • Hardiness Zone:3
  • Height:175-200 cm
  • Spread:125-150 cm
  • Bloom Color: White
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Growth Rate
Fast
Medium
Attributes
Cut Flower/Foliage
Deciduous
Drought Tolerant
Fruit
Flowering Time
Lt. Spr-Sum
Habit
Upright
Vase-shape
Foliage Color
Purple
Landscape uses
Foundation planting
Screening (privacy)
Specimen
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Physocarpus opulifolius 'Monlo'

This cultivar is often offered as a pruned or trained tree form. Ninebark grows best in a well-drained, fertile soil, however, they are very hardy and adaptable and will tolerate a wide range of soil types and conditions. Prune by thinning at the base to reduce mildew and full renewal by pruning down to ground in late winter.