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
Flowers: Showy
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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