Center Glow Ninebark

General Information

Center Glow Ninebark sports bright red foliage although it is yellow-green in color when it emerges. Blooms in summer showing off creamy-white flowers.  Bright red seedheads that change to tan follow the blooms.  During the winter, the older wood has attractive peeling bark creating multi-season interest.

Additional Information

Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Center Glow’ grows best in full sun to part shade.  It will reach a mature height of 6 to 8 feet with a similar spread.  Plant in zones 3 to 7.  Attracts birds. Tolerates clay soil.

Care & Shipping Notes

Grows best in average well-drained soil.  Apply slow release tree & shrub fertilizer in early spring  Plant in an area with good air circulation to help prevent foliage problems.  Tolerates a variety of soil conditions.  Prune during late winter to encourage new growth.  No serious insect or disease problems although leaf spots and fireblight could occur.  NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

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Mature Width 6 to 8 Feet
Mature Height 6 to 8 Feet
Light Full to Part Sun
Planting Zone 3 to 7

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones


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