Physocarpus opulifolius
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Hardiness Zone: 2-8 Height: 1.5-2.5 metres; 5-8 feet Spread: 1.2-1.8 metres; 4-6 feet Sun: Full sun to part shade Water: Dry to medium Fruit: clusters of reddish fruit in fall Bloom Colour: Pink, white Tolerates: Clay soil, dry soil, shallow, rocky soil, drought, Black Walnut Culture: Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Tolerates harsh conditions and wide range of soil conditions. Prune as needed immediately after bloom. Plants may be cut to the ground in late winter to rejuvenate. Noteworthy Characteristics: Ninebark is an upright, spreading, deciduous shrub noted for its exfoliating bark (on mature branches) which peels in strips to reveal several layers of reddish to light brown inner bark. Small pink or white flowers give way to drooping clusters of reddish fruit (inflated seed capsule) in the fall. Garden Uses: Mass in shrub borders. Native plant garden.