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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Monlo'

Ninebark, Diabolo® Tree

Diabolo® has always been popular because of its beautiful reddish-purple foliage but this tree form adds a whole new dimension. The white, exfoliating bark is unforgettable. Plant as an accent. Some pruning will be necessary. 

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8-10 ft


6-8 ft

Hardiness Zone:

3 - 7

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Monlo' Characteristics


  • Border
  • Mass Plant
  • Specimen


  • Sun Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Birds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer