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Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Name(s):
Eastern ninebark, Ninebark
Cultivar(s):
Luteus, var. nana , Monlo = Diablo = Purple Ninebark
Categories:
Native Plants, Shrubs
Comment:

Exfoliating brown bark; upright arching form; so-so fall foliage; drought tolerant; a tough durable plant.

Height:
5-8 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, roundish medium green leaves; 1-3 in. long; yellowish to bronze fall color
Flower:
1-2 in. corymb of white to pinkish flowers in late spring; red seed capsules in fall
Zones:
2-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; dry to wet soil
Texture:
Medium to coarse
Form:
Upright, spreading, rounded, dense
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade; dry to wet soil
Fruit:
2 in. clusters of white to pinkish flowers in late spring; red seed capsules
Width:
6-10 ft.
Tags:
riparian, cpp, facultative-wetland, deciduous

NCCES plant id: 518

Physocarpus opulifolius Physocarpus opulifolius
Kerry Woods, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Physocarpus opulifolius Physocarpus opulifolius
Dan Mullen, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Physocarpus opulifolius Physocarpus opulifolius
Dan Mullen, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Physocarpus opulifolius Physocarpus opulifolius
Jackie Dee, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Dart's Gold" Physocarpus opulifolius 'Dart's Gold"
Peter Stevens, CC BY - 2.0
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo' Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo'
F. D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo' Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo'
F. D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo' Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo' flower detail
Debbie Roos