Physocarpus opulifolius

Physocarpus opulifolius


Prairie Ninebark Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Mesic (Medium)
Sun:  Full Sun – Part Sun
Height:  3-10 feet
Bloom Color:  White
Bloom Season: June

More Details:

Suggested Uses: This shrub is fast growing and is resistant to disease and insect damage. It makes a great hedge. It grows in clay and loam soil in a variety of moisture conditions and sun exposures. Versatile! It turns beautiful shades of yellow, orange and red in the fall and has distinctive bright red fruits.

Native Range: Native to the eastern half of the U.S., including the eastern half of Minnesota.

Pollinators/Habitat: Bees, butterflies and beetles. Also attractive to birds.

Flowers: White clusters

Leaves: Deciduous, the leaves are alternate, simple and ovate to round.

Name: Named for its bark which falls off in strips, revealing new bark beneath. It has “nine lives”

More information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

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