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Physocarpus opulifolius

Physocarpus opulifolius - Common Ninebark

More About Physocarpus opulifolius

  • Flat-topped cluster of white flowers
  • Flowers give way to reddish fruit in the fall
  • Green, three-lobed, textured leaves turn yellow in the fall
  • Bark peels in sheets, especially on older stems
  • Upright, arching habit
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario 

Zone:

2

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

White
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Common Ninebark Growing and Maintenance Tips

Ninebark grows best in a well-drained, fertile soil, however, they are very hardy and adaptable and will tolerate a wide range of soil types and conditions. Prune by removing dead twigs after flowering.


Physocarpus opulifolius Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Spreading
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Naturalizing
Foundation planting
Hedge
Screening (privacy)

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