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PlantFiles: Common Ninebark, Eastern Ninebark
Physocarpus opulifolius

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Physocarpus (fy-so-KAR-pus) (Info)
Species: opulifolius (op-yoo-lih-FOH-lee-us) (Info)

Synonym:Opulaster alabamensis
Synonym:Opulaster australis
Synonym:Opulaster opulifolius
Synonym:Opulaster stellatus
Synonym:Spiraea opulifolia

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7 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 2b: to -42.7 C (-45 F)
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

, (2 reports)
Morrilton, Arkansas
Dekalb, Illinois
Indianapolis, Indiana
Clermont, Kentucky
Georgetown, Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
South Lyon, Michigan
Cole Camp, Missouri
Stover, Missouri
Amsterdam, New York
Holmes, New York
Hayesville, North Carolina
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
Nashville, Tennessee
South Boston, Virginia
Vancouver, Washington
De Pere, Wisconsin
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Muscoda, Wisconsin
New Lisbon, Wisconsin



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