Physocarpus capitatus

Large spreading, attractive shrub with round clusters of white flowers. Maple-like leaves, shreddy bark.

ninebark buds

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

ninebark in containers

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

ninebark flowers

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

  • ninebark buds
  • ninebark in containers
  • ninebark flowers

Plant Details

Habitat:
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Bottomland Forest; Riparian Forest
Mature Height:
12’
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist soils
Special Uses:
Attracts birds; provides wildlife forage, cover and food.
Arboretum Locations:
Cheldelin Middle School Arboretum
Crescent Valley High School Arboretum
Year(s) Planted:
2011, 2010