- Latin Name- Hydrangea Arborescens Hardy Planting Zone- 4-9 Mature Height- 4-12 ft Width- 4-12 ft Sun or Shade- Partial Shade
NINE BARK SHRUB- PHYSOCARPUS OPULIFOLIUS
Nine Bark Shrub will become covered in clusters of white flowers, which makes for a dramatic look against its colorful foliage.
Once you see a bloom they will fall, and the shrub is then covered in bright red berries. The seeds of a Nine Bark Shrub will eventually grow tan over time. Those will fall off over some time along with the foliage during the winter months. This is when the bark of a Nine Bark Shrub becomes the center of attention. Its bark starts to peel away, this doesn't damage the plant in any way, but it does give it a unique look in any garden or landscape.
Nine Bark shrub has something to offer while the year that makes it a year round shrub to plant as a border, or you can plant them next to each other creating a hedge or live fence and barrier. This shrub grows best is USDA Climate zones two thru eight. It can grow as tall as wide. It can tolerate many growing conditions, and it can survive some harsh elements. Because of all the outstanding features that this shrub has, it makes it simply perfect for any novice or experienced gardener to add to their landscape.
The Nine Bark Shrub is native to North America and is one of the easiest plants to grow. The foliage of this shrub is beautiful with an assortment of yellow, purple, and green. In the early summer the Nine Bark Shrub has clusters of white flowers and in mid to late summer has pinkish to flesh colored fruit. It grows best in zones 2 to 6. The Nine Bark Shrub grows to heights of 5 to 10 feet and spreads about the same. The scientific name for this shrub is Physocarpus Opulifolius.
Nine Bark Ships as Bare Root