Physocarpus opulifolius Mindia
Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Mature Size: 8′ H X 5′ W
Bloom Time: Summer
Description: Quite the colorful shrub, this garden beauty boasts coppery-orange-red new foliage in spring that fades to a dark reddish-purple, which sets off the white flowers spectacularly; a relatively compact variety that will grow nearly anywhere.
Ornamental Features: White flowers, which emerge from distinctive pink flower buds. Attractive burgundy foliage which emerges coppery-bronze in spring. Leaves turn scarlet in the fall. Showy red capsules.
Landscape Attributes: Multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Can be pruned at anytime. Drought tolerant.
(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)