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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diabolo®' (Monlo)

#PP11211, CPBR2892, COPF
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More About Physocarpus opulifolius Diabolo® ('Monlo') (PP11211, CPBR2892, COPF)

  • Flat-topped clusters of white flowers
  • Fruit reddish in the fall, maturing to brown
  • Purple, textured leaves age to a greenish colour as the summer progresses
  • Bark peels in sheets, especially on older stems
  • Upright, arching habit
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer

Zone:

3

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

White
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Diabolo® Ninebark Growing and Maintenance Tips

This cultivar is often offered as a pruned or trained tree form. Ninebark grows best in a well-drained, fertile soil, however, they are very hardy and adaptable and will tolerate a wide range of soil types and conditions. Prune by thinning at the base to reduce mildew and full renewal by pruning down to ground in late winter. 


Physocarpus opulifolius Diabolo® ('Monlo') (PP11211, CPBR2892, COPF) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Vase-shape
Upright

Foliage Color

Purple

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen
Foundation planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diabolo®' (Monlo)

Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

Royal Purple Smokebush