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Festivus Gold® Ninebark

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 3-7
  • Height 3-4 Feet Tall
  • Spread 4-5 Feet Wide
  • Light Requirement is Full Sun

The chartreuse foliage of this deciduous shrub will provide a bright spot in your garden from spring through fall. It also produces round clusters of showy white flowers from late spring to early summer on old wood at the ends of its branches. The tan, exfoliating bark provides winter interest once the serrated leaves have dropped off in autumn.

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Bert Dart's G' is cold tolerant and will be happy growing in a full sun location in USDA hardiness zones 3 to 7. It’s a great choice for using as an accent plant, in mass plantings, as a screening hedge or to add height to a perennial garden. It can also be grown in a large container but will probably need to be pruned more often to keep its size in check. It’s tolerant of urban pollution making it a great choice for urban gardens. It also produces small red berries in the fall.

Festivus Gold Ninebark Care

Festivus Gold Ninebark is multi-stemmed with a rounded form that reaches 3 to 4 feet in height with a 4 to 5-foot spread at maturity. It’s low maintenance but if pruning is desired it can be performed at any time without an adverse effect. The pretty white flowers attract bees, butterflies and other pollinators. Once established, it’s drought and fungal disease resistant. The flowering stems can be trimmed and used to create bouquets.

Festivus Gold Ninebark Spacing

Space plants 3 to 4 feet on center. This long-lived North American native shrub should last up to 30 years in your landscape. It’s a great choice for adding a bright spot of color in a small urban yard.

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Bert Dart's G' Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-7
Flower Color(s): White
Bloom Period: Spring
Foliage Color(s): Gold to Lime Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 3-4 Feet
Spread: 4-5 Feet
Spacing: 3-4 Feet
Habit: Upright
Blooms On: Old Wood
Watering: Average
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Scientific Name: hysocarpus opulifolius 'Bert Dart's G' USPP 26,246
Common Name: Festivus Gold® Ninebark
Brand: Proven Winners ColorChoice®

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.