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Ninebark

Botanical Name
Physocarpus opulifolius
Min Zone
2
Max Zone
7
Height
5 to 10 feet
Width
5 to 10 feet
Flowers
May to June: white or pinkish, each flower is .25 inch clusted in 2 inch corymbs
Fall Color
Yellow, bronze, red
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Transplants easily
  • Renewal prune
  • Drought tolerant
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Monlo - 8 to 10 feet tall and wide, reddish purple foliage, creamy white flowers, fast growth
  • Summer Wine - compact, reddish purple foliage, 5 to 6 feet
  • Snowfall - neat, compact, large flowers
  • Dart's Gold - compact, yellow foliage

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