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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo'
  • Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo'
  • Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo'

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo'

£15.00

(Ninebark) An ornamental species native to Central and Eastern North America, Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo' is a flowering shrub with superb, rich-chocolate purple coloured leaves all summer.

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An ornamental species native to Central and Eastern North America, Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo' is a flowering shrub with superb, rich-chocolate purple coloured leaves all summer. This dark foliage is an excellent backdrop for masses of white flowers in mid-summer.

A magnificent foliage plant, this looks particularly good when planted as part of a mixed border and makes a striking foil for plants with white, silver or golden leaves.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Will tolerate damp but well drained soil (avoid waterlogged areas).
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June - July.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Medium sized, densely branching, rounded shrub.
    • Height: up to 3 m (10 ft)
    • Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
  • Notes: A specimen of Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo', planted in the arboretum surrounding our nursery had reached a height of 2.5 m and a spread of 4 m after 12 years.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Light Shade, Full Sun
Eventual Size
Shrub - Medium
Growing Conditions
Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Acid, Site: Windy, Soil: Dry/Sandy, Soil: Damp/Wet
Special Features
Foliage - Purple/Red, Suitable for Containers, Screening/Hedge

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