This stunning variety broadens the color palette for these easy care shrubs; foliage emerges sunny orange and matures to a shiny deep burgundy; showy white flowers in spring, turning to red seed heads; also has interesting peeling bark; best in full sun
Other Names: Eastern Ninebark
What Makes it Special?
Ginger Wine® Ninebark features showy clusters of white flowers at the ends of the branches from early to late spring, which emerge from distinctive pink flower buds. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has attractive burgundy deciduous foliage which emerges orange in spring. The serrated lobed leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding red in the fall. It features abundant showy red capsules from early to mid fall. The peeling tan bark and dark red branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.
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Ginger Wine® Ninebark is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.
This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and can be pruned at anytime. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Planting & Growing
Ginger Wine® Ninebark will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.
This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selection of a native North American species.
Ginger Wine Ninebark