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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Red
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Exfoliating
  • Smooth
  • Proven Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
  • Light Pink
  • Creamy White
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Creamy White
  • Light Green/Chartreuse
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Copper/Bronze
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer Flowering
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Physocarpus is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Summer Wine® is a Color Choice® Shrub and one of the hottest new shrubs to hit the market!

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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Seward'
PP14821 CBR2641 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Summer Wine® Ninebark online. Summer Wine® is a cross between Physocarpus o. 'Nana' and Diabolo™ Ninebark.Summer Wine® is a neat compact grower, with nice clean deeply cut foliage. The dark maroon leaves, will contrast well in any garden. This strong grower requires little pruning, making this a spectacular flowering shrub. Flowers are pinkish - white and button like. Excellent contrast plant against a light colored background, or mixed with yellow and bright green plants. Extremely hardy!

Mature Height:

4-6 Feet

Mature Spread:

4-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Rosaceae · Common Name: Ninebark

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.


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