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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Nanus'

More About Physocarpus opulifolius 'Nanus'

  • Flat-topped clusters of white flowers
  • Fruit reddish in the fall, turning to brown with maturity
  • Dense shrub with smaller leaves than the species
  • Bark peels in sheets, especially on older stems
  • Upright, mounding habit
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer

Zone:

2

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm

Colour:

White
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Dwarf 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 thinning at the base to reduce mildew and full renewal by pruning down to ground in late winter. 


Physocarpus opulifolius 'Nanus' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Fast
Fast
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Seed
Fruit
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Spring

Habit

Dwarf
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Naturalizing
Foundation planting
Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Physocarpus opulifolius 'Nanus'

Physocarpus opulifolius

Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Ninebark

Cornus amomum

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood