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Physocarpus 'Diablo'


By Louise1

Physocarpus 'Diablo' (Physocarpus opulifolius (Ninebark))

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Gorgeous rich leaf colour...

14 Jun, 2009


Yes, isn't it Terra!
I have quite a few bronze leaved plants in my garden, all shapes and sizes because they make such a good contrast to all the greens around.
Love 'em !!!!!!

14 Jun, 2009


What height is this one ?
Is it evergreen, or should I say everbronze ? Lol.
If not, could you please suggest bronze leafed plants which don't lose their leaves. Thanks. I have heuchera, but would like to know of others...

14 Jun, 2009


This one reaches 6' Terra but sadly not everbronze !
What i have as evergreen bronze leaved shrubs are Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Purpureum' (12' if unpruned). I have 2 of these in my bronze border and elsewhere i have P ten. 'Tom Thumb' (3').
Another plant to look for - and i've seen it in garden centres here - is Leptospermum.
It's an evergreen bronze leaved shrub that reaches about 8' with pretty pink flowers and if i had room for it, or had come across it 2 years ago, i'd get one in a heartbeat.
I also use bronze leaved Phormiums too, i go for the ones that are only 3' high.

14 Jun, 2009


Thank you for such a useful and comprehensive answer. :o)
I've put this on my favourites so I have reference to your

14 Jun, 2009

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