Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Darts Gold’
Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Mature Size: 5′ high x 4′ wide
Shrub Form: Compact, rounded
Foliage Color: Green/gold
Flowering Time: Summer
Growth Rate: Moderate
Uses: Low hedge, screen, mass planting, specimen
Description: A compact rounded shrub with clusters of small white flowers, peeling bark, and green/gold foliage. A dramatic low hedge, screen or specimen shrub.
Ornamental Features: Chartreuse foliage emerges gold in the spring ageing to a lime green then turns orange in the fall. Clusters of white flowers emerge from pink buds mid summer and give way to red fruit. Exfoliating bark on mature branches add winter interest.
Landscape Attributes: Dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a compact rounded habit of growth. Low maintenance; can be pruned anytime. Deer and rabbit resistant. Drought tolerant. Great choice for attracting birds and butterflies to your yard.