Features

Spring to autumn color, without lifting a finger!

Ginger Wine ninebark expands the color palette for these easy care, native flowering shrubs. Spring foliage emerges a sunny orange color and matures to sparkling burgundy. Clusters of white flowers cover the plant in late spring, and these age to attractive red seed heads. This disease-resistant shrub does best in full sun locations and cooler climates.

Top reasons to grow Ginger Wine ninebark:

  • Colorful from spring through fall
  • Native to North America
  • Very low maintenance: no pruning or deadheading required
Foliage Interest
Fall Interest
Deadheading Not Necessary
Drought Tolerant
Native to North America

Characteristics

Duration:

Shrub

Shrub Type:

Deciduous

Height Category:

Medium

Garden Height:

60 – 72 Inches

Spacing:

60 – 72 Inches

Spread:

60 – 72 Inches

Flower Colors:

Pink

Flower Colors:

White

Foliage Colors:

Orange

Foliage Colors:

Purple

Foliage Colors:

Red

Foliage Shade:

Purple-red

Habit:

Upright

Container Role:

Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: Sun
Maintenance Category: Easy
Blooms On: Old Wood
Bloom Time: Early Summer
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Hardiness Zones: 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
Water Category: Low
Uses: Border Plant
Uses: Container
Uses: Cut Flower
Uses: Good for Screening
Uses: Landscape
Uses: Mass Planting
Uses: Specimen or Focal Point
Maintenance Notes:

With its naturally graceful, arching habit, ninebarks are best left unpruned. Take its relatively large size into account when siting this plant. It makes an especially nice backdrop for other plantings. Plant in full sun for the best looks and performance.

Fun Facts:

The name “ninebark” derives from the peeling mature bark, which makes it look like there are multiple layers of bark on the plant.

Ginger Wine Physocarpus opulifolius ‘SMNPOBLR’ USPP 28,695, Can PBRAF