Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Sweet Cherry Tea’

Plant Name: Ninebark ‘Sweet Cherry Tea’

Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Sweet Cherry Tea’

Height: 4 ft

Spread: 4 ft

Sunlight: full sun to part shade

Zone: 3

Description: A Ninebark with delicate leaves emerging in spring with a reddish orange which rapidly mature to deep purple. The flowers have dark pink buds which open to profuse pink clusters in June. The first heavy flowering period leads to the production of rather showy red fruit which feeds small birds. Fall color is shades of red and burgundy, and older plants have an interesting exfoliating bark.