Pruning Summer Wine Ninebark should be avoided to avoid avoid disturbing its growth habit. If pruning is desired, do so right after flowering season, and very selectively. Summer Wine Ninebark Spacing. When planting your Summer Wine Ninebark as a border plant or when mass planting, spacing should be inches, center on center.4/5(3). The Summer Wine Ninebark is an outstanding choice to add bold color and rich texture to any style of landscape.
Plant as a specimen or focal plant or add to a mixed bed or garden. The purple leaves are a superb contrast to any plant, green, blue, or yellow.5/5(8).
This shrub naturally grows in a globe form. Summer Wine Ninebarkworks well as a stand-alone plant. Works well as a background plant or paired with a green leafed plant. Pruning- Pruning should be done immediately after the shrub is done flowering. Since the bush naturally grows in a globe form, consider pruning the plant in a ball. Improved variety of ninebark with neat, compact branching and fine, deeply cut, dark crimson-red leaves.
Summer Wine combines the fine texture of Physocarpus 'Nanus' with the dark foliage of Diabolo. Requires little pruning. Pinkish-white flowers in mid-summer show nicely against the dark foliage. Hardy to °F Maximum Elevation: 8, bushfelling.buzz Color: Subtle. Summer Wine is showy and extremely hardy and is prized as a landscape shrub and as a cut flower.
This compact Ninebark looks amazing in a large container and it's very cold hardy. In most places, you can leave it out all winter. Give it lots of water in late fall before you get freezes. Use several plants to create a pretty grouping in the lawn. Although your Summer Wine Black Ninebark requires no annual pruning or deadheading, you can help it look its best and flower well by removing heavy, old wood branches every few years.
Don't trim your winebark back like you do most shrubs.