Purple Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius Summer Wine®) in the Ninebarks Database

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Trade name information:
Trade Name: Summer Wine®
Cultivar name: 'Seward'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Shrub
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences:Mesic
Plant Height:4 to 6 feet (1.2-1.8m)
Plant Spread:4 to 6 feet (1.2-1.8m)
Leaves:Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Blooms on old wood
Flower Color:Pink
Flower Time:Late spring or early summer
Uses:Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Miscellaneous:Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP14,821


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Posted by csandt (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Aug 19, 2015 3:13 AM

The foliage is beautiful! However, I was hoping for pink flowers, based on the description on the label, but the flowers are actually a not-so-pleasing white. Is flower color purely genetic, or is there a soil additive that would turn the flowers pink?

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