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botanical name:
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Lady in Red'
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Lady in Red' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Ninebark
synonyms:  Physocarpus opulifolius 'Tuilad'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: maroon
flower colour: pink
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Compact deciduous shrub with dark maroon foliage. The new leaves are bright red in spring. Pale pink flowerheads in early summer. Reddish fruits later.

Grows in most soil types, in full sun or slight shade, but leaf colour is best in sun. Very hardy.

From cuttings taken in summer.

other notes:
Raised by Jonathan Tuite, West Acre Gardens, King's Lynn, UK

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