Physocarpus Opulifolius Tiny Wine or Ninebark Tiny Wine Physocarpus Opulifolius Tiny Wine is a new dwarf variety of low growing compact Ninebark with an exceptionally extra full bushy habit and showy pink flowers that adorn the whole stem. It’s perfect for smaller spaces or the patio.
Ninebark Tiny Wine is a deciduous shrub with foliage that first grows a bright bronze-maroon before maturing into a summer burgundy. The leaves are refined and feathery, spaced out along the length of its upright stems. Red tones are evident throughout the growing season into autumn. Small pink buds burst through in spring and open into blooms that line the branches in clusters. When they open up the buds are a paler pinky-white flower. These tiny button-like flowers contrast perfectly with the dark maroon foliage. This shrub is compact, reaching a maximum height and spread of around a metre, but it still attracts butterflies and bees in summer who love its many open-centred dainty flowers.
How Hardy Is Physocarpus Opulifolius Tiny Wine Ninebark Tiny Wine may be compact, but it is extremely tough and hardy down to sub zero temperatures, and is fairly drought-resistant too. It is suitable for use across the UK.
How Can I Use Physocarpus Opulifolius Tiny Wine This new and compact version will not grow as tall or spread as far as its cousins Ninebark Dart's Gold or the red Ninebark Diablo, and this means it is perfect in a variety of growing situations. Tiny Wine makes a statement in a flower border with perennial and summer annuals, and provides structure lining a garden path. Nine Bark Tiny Wine’s compact habit makes it suitable for container growing too - in fact it’s a contender in any sized garden in any planting situation and a great choice for seasonal colours and wildlife.
How To Care For Physocarpus Opulifolius Tiny Wine Very little care is need by these durable and tough shrubs. They like full sun, but will tolerate some partial shade in most well-drained soils. If you are container growing be sure to water them frequently. A good thick layer of manure in early spring will help boost the foliage and flower display too. Ninebark Tiny Wine can be shaped but regular pruning is not necessary. If you want to trim yours back, cut out a third of its branches in winter and remove any broken stems.
Physocarpus Opulifolius Tiny Wine is a versatile shrub in any garden, but it’s an especially good choice for the gardener with little time who still wants an exceptional flower display. It’s strong structure and contrasting growth makes this a standout compact shrub.