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Rocketliners® are sized, shaped and rooted throughout the pot with strong and responsive roots. Gardeners can expect a finished healthy plant within a single growing season. They have greater fresh root mass and vertical root training which promotes faster finishing times. While it can often take up to 3 years for a shrub or vine to get fully established growing from bareroot, Rocketliners® may only take 12 months, saving you up to 2 seasons of waiting time. Rocketliners® are for gardeners that have busy lives, little time to waste and want to start out with the best planting stock.
About this Variety
Panther® (Physocarpus opulifolius 'N5' USPPAF) from Bloomin' Easy® is a deciduous shrub native to the USA, featuring fierce contrast in low-maintenance landscapes with its sleek black foliage and stems that you won't find anywhere on the market. Plant this improved new variety next to brightly colored selections for a stare-worthy garden bed or large patio pot.
- Award-winning variety, excellent feature plant
- Shrubs are the cornerstone of landscapes
- Sleek, black foliage and stems
- Rocketliners® have a greater fresh root mass and root training for faster finishing times
Foliage all summer
Grows 48-60" tall
Plant 48-60" apart with the root ball even with ground level
Hardy in zones 3-7
Dig a hole two times the width of the Liner pot. Set top of root ball even with ground level. Combine planting mix and garden soil. Fill to ground level and tamp down firmly. Water to settle soil. Add layer of mulch to retain moisture and discourage weeds. Water regularly for the first year, then as needed once established. Feed with a quality fertilizer following application and frequency instructions, typically just before and during the bloom season.
Prune to maintain shape.