Pacific Ninebark

Pacific Ninebark

Regular price $12.95 USD
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Pacific Ninebark (Physocarpus capitatus) - The Resilient Charm of the Waterside

Embrace the Pacific Ninebark: Venture into the robust beauty of the Pacific Ninebark, a native shrub that stands as a testament to resilience and versatility. Celebrated for its appealing foliage, distinctive bark, and clusters of white flowers, this plant is a dynamic addition to any landscape, thriving in a variety of settings from riparian zones to home gardens.

Seasonal Showcase:

  • Spring: Comes alive with clusters of small, white flowers, creating a frothy display that contrasts beautifully against the lush, green foliage.
  • Summer: As the flowers give way, the foliage deepens in color, and by late summer, the plant produces decorative seed heads, adding texture and interest.
  • Autumn: Leaves turn to shades of gold, orange, and red, offering a vibrant display of fall color. The exfoliating bark becomes more pronounced, adding winter interest.
  • Winter: The peeling, multi-layered bark and the structure of the bare shrub provide visual interest and texture during the dormant season, making it a standout in the winter landscape.

Ideal Planting Conditions: Pacific Ninebark prefers moist, well-drained soil but shows remarkable adaptability, tolerating both wet conditions and drought. It flourishes in full sun to partial shade, making it suitable for a wide range of landscape designs.

Watering Needs: This shrub is drought-tolerant once established, requiring minimal additional watering. Its natural hardiness makes it an excellent choice for low-maintenance and water-conserving landscapes.

Growth and Form: Growing to a height and spread of 6-10 feet, Pacific Ninebark has a dense, rounded form that can be pruned to maintain shape or encourage fuller growth. Its versatility in size and shape allows it to serve various roles in the landscape, from hedges and screens to accent or specimen plantings.

Why Plant Pacific Ninebark? Choosing Pacific Ninebark for your outdoor space means selecting a plant that offers year-round interest and ecological benefits. It attracts pollinators with its spring flowers and provides habitat for wildlife with its dense structure. Its resilience and low-maintenance nature make it a wise choice for gardeners looking to balance beauty with sustainability.

Incorporate Pacific Ninebark into your landscape for a blend of ornamental beauty, ecological support, and year-round interest, celebrating the enduring charm of native flora.

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