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Plant Facts
Common Name: Ninebark
Botanical Name: Physocarpus opulifolius
Nativity: North America
Hardiness Zone: 2-7
Type: Shrub
Size: Height: 7′, Spread: 10′

Aesthetic Traits
Plant Form: Oval
Foliage Color: Purple
Seasonal Features:
Fall Color:  Yellow, brown
Winter Form: Interesting bark
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May-June
Fruit Color: Red seed pods

Ecological Traits
Light: Full sun
Soil Type: Loam, sand
Soil Moisture: Moist to dry
Urban Tolerances: Salt tolerant, drought tolerant
Wildlife Value: Birds, mammals

Installation & Maintenance Notes
Prune after blooming, or let go natural


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