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Why Buy Ninebark Shrubs Online?
Ninebark is in the genus Physocarpus, and is a flowering shrub native to North America. These deciduous shrubs can have several different colors of foliage including gold, red, purple, yellow, and orange. The flowers arrive in late spring with white or pink blooms. The flowers are small clusters that attract pollinators, including bees and butterflies. The flowers turn into red fruit in late summer that attract birds. This plant is perfect for wildlife. The name "ninebark" refers to the peeling bark of older branches, which curl back in strips.
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Because this shrub is native to North America, the care is extremely easy. The plants are winter hardy in growing zones 3 to 7. And the shrubs can grow 3 to 8 feet tall and wide. Plant these in a location that gets full sun and well drained soil. Once established, these plants will thrive on their own.
Gardeners grow these plants in mass plantings, in garden planters, as a border or a statement piece. However, the best reason to grow these plants is for wildlife and the attractive beauty for 3 seasons.
Great for wildlife including birds & insects
Native to North America
Beautiful foliage and flowers
3 to 8 feet tall and wide
Growing zones 3 to 7