Physocarpus capitatus Pacific Ninebark

  • Physocarpus capitatus,  Pacific Ninebark
  • Physocarpus capitatus,  Pacific Ninebark
  • Plant type
    • Deciduous Shrub
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Full Sun
    • Part Shade
    • Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Dry
    • Some Moisture
    • Moist & Well-Drained
    • Wet
  • Upland/wetland ratings
    • FAC-Found in wetland and upland
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 1-2 ft., 1-1.5 ft.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 7 ft., 4 ft.
  • Matured Height, Width
    • 12 ft., 10 ft.
 

This tallish shrub favors low elevations in open woods, along creeks or in moist areas. Its small white flowers are clustered in dense pompoms. Has interesting brown shredding bark. Easy to grow. Reddish seed pods are showy in the fall.

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