Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)

Physocarpus opulifolius

Scientific Name: Physocarpus opulifolius
Common Name: Ninebark
Description of facts and concepts: This deciduous shrub is a magnet for small pollinators like native bees, which swarm over the flowers all summer. The exfoliating bark is attractive in winter. Will grow under all kinds of conditions.
Seed or division information: Seeds, cuttings
Date of flower’s bloom (Month and week): May W4
Garden Name: Sunny Garden
Color of Flower: White
Height: 5-8′
Spread: 4-6′
Family: Rose
Soil Type: Base to Acidic Neutral loam
Soil: Dry to Wet Medium moist to dry
Light: Sun to Shade Shade to sun
Zone 4-10 Zones 2-8

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