• Showy white flowers and reddish fruit
  • Distinct shedding bark
  • Naturally found in gravel or sand bars and along wet edges
  • Good hedge species
  • Seedling height: 18″-24″

Height: 5ft-8ft
Spread: 4ft-6ft
Water Needs: Dry to Medium
Soil Needs: Loam to Clay
Growth Rate: Medium to Fast

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Description Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius), also known as common, eastern, or Atlantic ninebark, is a small deciduous shrub. Ninebark is a beautiful ornamental shrub. Its flowers are white and form in clusters. It has attractive and persistent fruit pods which birds love. Ninebark gets its name from its peeling bark. This hardy plant is fast-growing, insect and disease resistant, and drought tolerant. *Shade while young
Height 5 – 8 ft.
Spread 4 – 6 ft.
Growth rate Medium to fast
Sun Full sun to shade
Water use Low
Soil Clay, loam
Bloom & Fruit
Bloom time May – June
Bloom color White, pink
Fruit type Follicles
Edible/Inedible Inedible
Nativeness Native
Benefits Ornamental, good for wildlife, good for pollinators, showy flowers
Climate Change Hardiness Unknown adaptability

Additional information


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