Ninebark


 

Ninebark
(Physocarpus opulifolius)

Height:

    • 5 – 10 feet

Bloom:

    • May – July

Classification:

    • Native
    • Shrub

Sun:

    • Full sun to part shade

Soil moisture:

    • Dry to Moist

Used by:

    • Honey bees (flowers),
    • Native bees (flowers),
    • Butterflies (flowers),
    • Caterpillars (foliage)

Notes:

    • Bark peels to show layers of red to light brown bark
    • Can be pruned after blooming
    • Good alternative to Spiraea

Kentucky Pollinators & Backyard Wildlife articles:

Ninebark

Plant Native Trees and Shrubs in the Late Fall

Native range in North America:

 

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