The leaves unfurl in a gorgeous color show, ranging from purple, to yellow, orange.
Photo was taken in my zone 5a garden in early July.
The common name of ninebark originates from the exfoliating bark that peels in layers when plants mature. The colorful foliage emerges in mid-spring, lasting well into fall.
Clusters of pink or white flowers appear in late spring or summer, giving way to decorative red shrubdisposal.barted Reading Time: 7 mins.
Aug 22, In nature, wild ninebark plants have green leaves. In the horticultural trade, however, plants have been developed with a wide range of fantastic leaf colors, ranging from dark purple to orange, yellow, and green.
The leaf color also often varies as the season’s change, although these plants don’t show particularly good fall color. Ninebark – Pruning, Winter Care and Fertilizing. This shrub is often used in mass plantings or as a hedge.
The same pruning technique can be used if they are planted as a specimen. For these plants, pruning should be done in the early spring, before they leaf out. Shear or prune the outer branch tips to shape and reduce the size of the plant. Mar 29, The problem sounds like powdery mildew, a fungal leaf disease that looks like “powdery” white or grey blotches. Although powdery mildew is unappealing to the eye it is rarely fatal. However stress on the plant can occur and make it more susceptible to other infections that weaken the plant.
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If the fungus spreads to cover the majority of the Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. In the fall the deep red of the ninebark and the gold of the Amsonia just sing together, especially when contrasted with the other nearby foliage.
I can see planting any of the white, yellow or brighter blue Baptisias near a dark ninebark. Here is a geranium planted at its feet.