ninebark (Physocarpus malvaceus)

green shrub covered with clusters of small white flowers



Common name: ninebark
Botanical name: Physocarpus malvaceus

Light: full sun to part shade
Height: 3 – 6 feet
Water: moderate to low
Soil type: wide range of soils, often rocky

Deciduous shrub with tiny white flowers in 1 1/2″ clusters in midsummer; bark peels into layers – hence the name; spreads via suckers

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