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Physocarpus – Festivus Gold® – Ninebark – Physocarpus opulifolius

Garden Height
36 - 48
Spacing
48 - 60
Spread
36 - 48
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
White
Light Level
Sun
Proven Winners

Attracts: Bees

Native to North America

Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes

Ninebarks look best and exhibit the highest disease resistance when planted in full sun - a minimum of 6 hours; 8 or more is ideal. Once established, they are quite drought tolerant but benefit from a layer of shredded bark mulch. 

Because of their naturally elegant habit, it's best to avoid any kind of regular trimming or pruning of ninebarks. However, dead wood may be removed in spring. Should further pruning be required, do so immediately after flowering is finished. 

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Blooms On Old Wood

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Cut Flower, Edging Plant, Good for Screening, Landscape, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point

Soil Fertility Average Soil