Physocarpus opulifolius

ninebark

Rosaceae


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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 6 ft    Width: to 4 ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage, interesting bark

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Specimen plant and spring bloomer in moist areas.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam

Ecology

Native Habitats: Seep stream (banks).

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A

Other

Other Comments: This plant is rare in Florida. It is much more common further north where it is absolutely spectacular in early spring.