Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Monlo’
Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Mature Size: 8′ high x 8′ wide
Shrub Form: Upright, rounded
Foliage Color: Dark purple
Flowers: Small white
Flowering Time: Late spring
Growth Rate: Moderate
Uses: Hedge, screen, mass planting, specimen
Description: An upright rounded shrub with clusters of small white flowers, peeling bark, and dark purple foliage. A dramatic hedge, screen or specimen shrub.
Ornamental Features: Dark purple foliage emerges burgundy in the spring ageing to a yellowish-bronze in the fall. Clusters of small white flowers emerge from pink buds in late spring and give way to red fruit. Peeling bark adds winter interest.
Landscape Attributes: Dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright 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.