Botanical name: Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diabolo'
Other names: Ninebark 'Diabolo'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Diabolo' _ 'Diabolo' is a deciduous shrub with deep-purple, lobed leaves and clusters of small white, pink-flushed flowers in summer.
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diabolo' is: Deciduous
Flower: Flushed pink, Insignificant or absent, White in Summer
Foliage: Purple in Summer
Fragrance: Flowers are scented.
Habit: Rounded, Bushy
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Pruning: Thin out spent stems to show off the remaing to best effect. Cut back after flowering.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings, Suckers. REGISTER to read more...
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diabolo' (Ninebark 'Diabolo') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Foliage only
Cultivation: Plant in acidic, moderately fertile, humus-rich soi. Will tolerate alkaline soils, but chlorosis may occur if grown in shallow chalky soil.
Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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