This Ninebark is prized for its deciduous, colorful deep purple-red foliage in summer with pale pink flower clusters in spring, on upright arching branches with exfoliating bark. Diablo® can grow 1-3 ft. per year and mature at 8 ft. tall and wide. It will tolerate dry conditions but prefers moist soil that is not water-logged. It will grow in part shade to full sun. The color may change to green during very hot summer conditions in the southern states. Plant 3-5 ft. apart for screen or hedge.