Ninebark - Physocarpus opulifolius

  • $ 2500

Features: Very adaptable, easy-to-grow shrub with beautiful pink and white flowers that provide nectar and pollen for bees, butterflies, moths, and beneficial insects. This drought-tolerant, disease-resistant plant forms a greenish red cluster of fruit in late summer. The bark on mature branches peels to reveal a reddish brown inner bark.

Light: Full sun to partial shade (will tolerate full sun with moist soil)

Soil: Moist to dry, loamy, sandy, or rocky

Height: 6 to 10 ft.

Width: 6 to 10 ft.

Blooms: 2-3 weeks in late Spring and early Summer

Flower color: white/pink

Fall color: red/orange/yellow

Special note: pollinator hot spot, loved by birds

See more information and photos at: Illinois Wildflowers and USDA Plants Database