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Physocarpus – Summer Wine® Black – Ninebark – Physocarpus opulifolius

Garden Height
60 - 72
Spacing
60 - 72
Spread
60 - 72
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
White
Light Level
Sun
Proven Winners

Fun Facts

Ninebark is native to all but 13 states and all of eastern Canada.

Native to North America

Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes

Ninebark is best left unpruned, except for removing any heavy old wood every few years or so. Avoid trimming it back, which will cause it to branch out and distract from its naturally elegant habit. Plant only in full sun.

Uses Notes

Ninebark is a versatile landscape, but should be sited in full sun with plenty of space around it and good air circulation to avoid any leaf problems. 

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Blooms On Old Wood

Bloom Time

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