Physocarpus opulifolius Tiny Wine
Physocarpus 'Tiny Wine' photo courtesy of Proven Winners


Physocarpus opulifolius 'Tiny Wine' is a new dwarf Ninebark that is smaller than others on the market. This more compact habit makes it suitable for a smaller garden space, integrating into the middle of a perennial border or even forming the centerpiece of a container. ‘Tiny Wine’ is extra bushy, with small, refined leaves. The dark bronze-maroon foliage is attractive all season and compliments all other foliage colours. The beautiful white flowers are produced in late spring from tiny light pink buds. The flower show is exceptional, with dainty flowers blooming up and down the stem. This durable plant may be used anywhere in the sunny landscape for season-long color, and is also a great choice for patio containers.

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  • Height: 91 - 122cm - (36-48in)
  • Spread: 91 - 122cm - (36-48in)
  • Hardiness: Zone 3
  • Sun or Shade: full sun
  • Bloom Time: late spring
  • Leaf Colour: bronze to maroon
  • Bloom Colour: white
  • Nature Attraction: butterflies

Growing and Maintenance Tips

All Ninebarks are easy care shrubs, thriving in most soils in full sun to light shade. The colour of the foliage will be best in full sun. When it is a young plant prune after flowering to shape it because it blooms on old wood. Once it is established prune one quarter of the branches to the ground in late winter to maintain a dense habit.