Ball of Green for Small SpacesThe Dwarf Ninebark, Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Nana’, is a native 4′-6′ shrub with an equal spread.This is a dense finely branched shrub and it produces white flowers in the spring. This dense bushy ball of green produces its flowers in late spring. After flowering, seedpods develop that are red and quite ornamental.The small, dark green leaves turn to reddish-brown in the fall.The Dwarf Ninebark adapts well to both dry and wet locations. It is not particular about soil pH levels and does well in urban environments!As with other ninebarks, it has exfoliating bark and with the fruit production, it makes for 4 season interest! The peeling bark especially stands out in the winter.This plant performs best in full sun to part shade. The Dwarf ninebark attracts birds and butterflies!It can be used as a small hedge plant, foundation plant. screen, patio plant, in small spaces, or in rock gardens* White Flowers in Spring* Red Seedpods* Attracts Butterflies and Birds.
Medium Shrub with Uniquely Stunning Foliage Amber Jubilee is a medium shrub with uniquely stunning foliage. Plant several for a colorful border or just one to create a focal point in your landscape. They also do well in small urban gardens. Your Amber Jubilee is a new variety of ninebark that was developed for its unique foliage colors. A spring bloom gets the show started with fuzzy-looking, white balls of clustered flowers, each with a peeking yellow center. Butterflies and their pollinators come in to take a look before the flowers fade and the uncommon foliage steps into the forefront. Each leaf has multi-lobed edges that contribute to the textured look and feel of the leaves which attain their unique coloration early in the season. Imagine a shrub in your yard that not only has the usual vibrant greens of a common shrub but also features brilliant oranges and yellows…and maintains that color all season long! When autumn arrives, your Amber Jubilee will transition to a lively reddish-purple for yet another ornamental display. Winter will bring a loss of the spicy colors, but the peeling bark does provide some winter interest. Amber Jubilee has an upright, rounded form and is relatively fast-growing and pest-resistant. It transplants easily, is low maintenance, and will respond well to pruning. Your Amber Jubilee was named in honor of Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012, and it is certainly a shrub worthy of a queen. Bring a little of its royal brilliance into your yard today. * First Editions® Plants* Outstanding foliage color * Spring flowers * Year-round interest *Hardy.
The Snowfall Ninebark, Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Snowfall’, is a Bailey introduction. This compact Ninebark bears clusters of attractive white flowers that are larger and more showy than the species, and it appears in late May and June in a lovely cascading display. A tough shrub for difficult sites, including dry situations, this selection was made by Peter Dziuk from the North Shores of Lake Superior. It will take some shade but will exhibit the best color in full sun. The Snowfall would be an excellent plant in back of the perennial garden or in mixed in shrub borders. As a landscape plant, Snowfall can and should be pruned regularly, and even a harsh pruning every few years can keep an unruly ninebark under control..
Darkest ninebark available! Don’t you love it when you find a plant that really doesn’t need any fuss to look its best all the time? Summer Wine Black Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius) gives the busy gardener deep, rich, mysterious color from spring to autumn and you don’t have to lift a finger! Summer Wine Black adds to the color palette of the native ninebark family and makes it darker. Other ninebarks have burgundy colored foliage, but none is as dark as this. It starts a deep purple-black and stays dark, without fading. In late spring clusters of pink flowers dot the plant and age through the season to seed heads that is beloved by birds and other wildlife. As autumn approaches the leaves deepen color just a little before they drop for the winter. This exposes the fascinating peeling bark that gives ninebark its name. This is a naturally graceful and arching plant that won’t need any deadheading or pruning. It maintains its compact semi-dwarf form year after year without any work needed! Make sure to give this native a sunny spot so it can show off its best color and plenty of room to stretch out. It can grow to a full 6’ tall if given room. Summer Wine Black will make it look like you spent hours tending to your garden (without having to spend hours actually doing it). Order yours today! * Pink flowers pop against the dark leaves * Darkest leaves of any ninebark * Full sun * Hardy * Easy * Native * Winter interest with exfoliating bark.
This native beauty is now at eye-level! How do you take a beloved, bestselling native shrub and make it even better? You make it into a tree! Summer Wine Ninebark (Ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius) now comes in a gorgeous tree form that is sure to be the hit of your landscape. People can’t stop raving about the shrub form of this striking native ninebark in our gardens. Can you imagine when the fast growing tree form catches their eye? The foliage is such a deep purple that the white button-like flowers that line the stems appear a blushing pink as they reflect the rich color of the leaves. People stop to bend over and ooh and aah. Now, with the new tree form, the beauty will be at eye level. You can’t get much better than that!This tough, adaptable native is so easy to grow – even on difficult sites, where it just grows like it belongs there. The gracefully arching foliage is purple all through the season with the white flowers covering the stems in late June.A guaranteed garden ‘thriller’, you’re going to want to order more than one! Try a pair by a door, or at a garden gate. Don’t miss out on this beauty!* Rich purple leaves spring, summer and fall * Sun or part-shade * Easy care native cultivar * Perfect for smaller gardens.
Simple spring to autumn color!It is great when a busy gardener finds a plant that really doesn’t need any fussing over to look its best. Ginger Wine Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius) provides the busy gardener with spring to autumn color and you don’t have to lift a finger!Ginger Wine takes the already pretty color palette of the native ninebark family and expands on it. In spring the first flush of leaves comes out sunny orange. As the summer approaches the foliage matures to a lush burgundy. In late spring clusters of white flowers cover the plant and age through the season to sparkling red seed heads that the birds love. As the fall approaches the leaves deepen to purple-red before they drop for the winter exposing the attractive peeling bark that ninebarks are known for.This plant is naturally graceful and arching and doesn’t need deadheading or pruning. It maintains its lovely form year after year without any work needed by you!You’ll want to give this native a sunny spot for best color and plenty of room to stretch out its roots and it will grow to a full 6’ tall in a couple of seasons.Let Ginger Wine make it look like you spend hours tending the garden (without spending hours actually doing it). Order yours today!* 4 seasons of interest* Easy, low-maintenance native* No pruning* No deadheading.
Beautiful Leaves and Even More Beautiful BarkAmber Jubilee tree is a relative newcomer in the ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius) family. Are you familiar with the ninebark family? If not, let Nature Hills introduce you to this great group of shrubs. Few shrubs are easier to grow than Ninebark.This North American native can handle just about anything you can throw at it. Unless you’re planting in beach sand, it will grow in your soil. It can handle droughts and torrential rains, even wet feet by a stream. Animal pests? They turn up their noses and walk away. Talk about easy to grow!Nature Hills sells the tree form of Amber Jubilee Ninebark, Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Jefam’. This great little tree is a veritable rainbow of colors all year round. In spring and summer the leaves are shades of orange, yellow and gold and sweet little spirea-like flowers come on in clusters. In the fall, the leaves transform to red and purple. In winter, though, is when this tree really shines.As the tree ages the bark begins to peel back and reveal beautiful strips in tones of reds, tans, browns, greens and grays. This is why these shrubs are called ‘ninebark’, because of the amazing shades found on the trunks in the winter when the leaves have fallen.Amber Jubilee Ninebark tree was bred in Canada and named for Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee. (She even planted a few herself!) If these are good enough for Her Majesty, you certainly need some in your yard!* First Editions® Plants* A kaleidoscope of leaf colors* Beautiful winter interest* Tree form.
The Nugget Ninebark, Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Nugget’, is a dense compact shrub of low to medium size and texture. Its foliage is a deep golden yellow with a hint of bronze on new growth. Nugget is quick to establish. New growth is a deep golden yellow, turning lime green at maturity. Mature branches are dark brown with shedding bark. Flowers are white and not especially showy; fruit is reddish brown and persistent. Fall foliage color, lasting several weeks, is a deep bronze..
A hot pop of color in an easy-care shrub!The hottest color in gardening the last few years has to be light green/chartreuse. Not only does it look great on its own, but it makes almost any color around it pop. Many plants that have this unique color require a little pampering, but not Lemon Candy Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Podaras 3’ PP#22362). Lemon Candy is covered in nicely ruffled chartreuse leaves from spring to fall and ninebarks are one of the most gracious plants you can add to your garden or landscape.This plant is naturally pretty. It has a beautiful arching form that doesn’t need deadheading or pruning. This means that year after year it looks great with you barely having to lift a finger! This is a naturally dwarf version of ninebark, so it only get 3’ by 3’ but command attention worthy of a plant twice its size.You’ll want to give this native a sunny spot for best color. It looks great with deep greens and burgundies. It also stands out nicely against a stained fence, a red brick wall and even looks good above its wood mulch.As if the leaf color weren’t enough, it also busts out with sparkling white flowers that seem to float all over the plant in the spring.Let Lemon Candy make it look like you follow the latest garden fashions without all the effort! Order yours today!* 4 seasons of interest* Colorful from spring to fall* Easy, low-maintenance native* No pruning* No deadheading.
Add color to your landscape!The Golden Ninebark, Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Luteus’, is grown for its beautiful yellow-green foliage which lights up the garden. It is a deciduous shrub with clusters of small white flowers and interesting peeling bark.The leaves are initially yellow, and when grown in full sun they gradually change to yellowish green or light green. The yellow foliage color intensifies again before falling in autumn.Golden Ninebark grows best with regular watering and protection from the hottest sun. Use this plant in the landscape as a border or background for perennial or annual flower beds or in foundation plantings of larger buildings.The Golden Ninebark is a fast grower and new shoots can be cut and used in floral arrangements. As with most ninebarks, it has attractive exfoliating bark and attractive fruits for 4 season interest. This plant is not fussy about soil types and pH levels.* Interesting peeling bark* Easy to grow* Great as a backdrop in perennial beds Pick your color….
Decorative Exfoliating BarkCommon Ninebark is a deciduous shrub with ornamental flowers. Plant several of these as a privacy screen along your property line. These are also great for erosion control or for areas where conditions aren’t conducive to less hardy plantings. Your Common Ninebark is best known for its superior bark. On mature branches, the exfoliating nature of this shrub reveals what appear to be multiple layers of bark with reddish-brown hues (thus this shrub’s name of “ninebark”). In late spring, 2-inch clusters of 5-peteled, pink-hued, white flowers appear. As the season progresses, the 4-inch long, lobed leaves will fill out your Ninebark, giving it a healthy, vibrant appearance for your yard. As autumn is ushered in, the foliage will turn yellow for some additional fall color. Dangling clusters of red capsules develop in summer, later ripening in fall. Your wildlife will thank you for this useful shrub, as pollinators value the flowers, and several species of birds enjoy the fruit.Common Ninebark will grow to 8 feet high with a 6-foot spread. It has an upright, spreading habit with a mounded nature. There are no significant insect or disease issues with Common Ninebark and it tolerates both wet and dry soils. In fact, its native habit is usually moist, well-drained soils along streams and rocky slopes. Ninebark will thrive in full sun to part shade and you’ll find it to be relatively adaptable to your needs. For a fast-growing shrub that provides year-round interest, Common Ninebark is hard to beat. * Attractive, exfoliating bark * Flowers and fruit * Autumn color * Wildlife interest * Thrives in moist to wet soils.
Fast Growing New Variety Thrives in Full SunThe Ninebark Center Glow, ‘Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Center Glow’, is a new and exciting variety. Similar to ‘Diablo’, the foliage emerges a yellow-green but matures into bright, deep red that last all season long.With a plant height of 8-10′ and a width of 8′, the white flowers that bloom in spring add excitement to this shrub. It is best to be planted in full sun; ‘Center Glow’ needs a well-drained site.This plant was developed by Dr. Harold Pellet and the University of Minnesota. Use this plant in the landscape as a border or background for perennial or annual flower beds or in foundation plantings of larger buildings. The Center Glow is a fast grower and new shoots can be cut and used in floral arrangements.As with most ninebarks, it has attractive exfoliating bark and attractive fruits for 4 season interest.* Mature Red Foliage!* Wildlife Plant* Fast growing.
Brilliant Color and Refined FoliageNinebark are one of the easiest, most hardy decorative shrubs to grow. However up until now they have required significant space in the yard. If you thought you couldn’t own a lovely Ninebark, think again. Little Devil Ninebark is a dwarf variety that improves upon all the others. Smaller, and far more adorable than other ninebarks, Little Devilprovides enhanced ornamental features while requiring less space. It’s impossible to say too much about this gorgeous shrub. Its glossy, red-purple foliage screams out for attention in any setting. Little Devil’s interior leaves tend more toward green, with red stems adding to the decorative appeal. In early summer, tiny white flowers appear, each with the slightest, subtle kiss of a pink hue. Reddish fruit arrives in fall. As your Little Devil matures, its exfoliating bark lives up to its “ninebark” name for even more color variation in your landscape. Little Devil Ninebark will grow up to 4 feet in height with a 3-4 foot spread. It has a upright, rounded form and is easy to maintain. Little Devil is adaptive to a variety of soils as well as being disease, pest and mildew resistant. It’s an excellent substitute for the beloved burgundy shades of barberry if you’re in an area of the country where barberry are invasive. Little Devil Ninebark is long lived, and will provide you with superb service for up to 30 years in ideal conditions. The refined foliage of Little Devil Ninebark sets it apart in any landscape, but consider its small stature, remarkable color and easy care and you can see why this would be the perfect choice for your home this summer. * Summer flowers* Pest & disease resistant* Adaptive to a variety of soils* Long lived.
Burgundy Leaves Accent Exfoliating BarkDiabolo Ninebark is deciduous shrub with ornamental features. These would look wonderful as a mass planting as a screen or hedge in an area where you have difficult soils or need erosion control. One would also be terrific at the back of your perennial bed.Your Diabolo Ninebark is prized for its four-season interest. White, button-like blooms appear in spring, presenting a showy display that’s sure to draw butterflies, hummingbirds and bees to your yard. In fall, your Ninebark will further captivate your wildlife when the red capsules that are its fruit ripen. Winter reveals your shrub’s origins when its exfoliating bark exposes the reddish-brown layers underneath (thus its name of “ninebark”). However, even though all of these features are extraordinary, it’s the burgundy leaves Diabolo displays throughout summer that are often its most beloved feature. The 4-inch long, lobed leaves are an elegant deep purple that’s sure to stand out in your landscape in almost any setting.Diabolo Ninebark will grow to 10 feet tall with an equal spread but can be pruned to any size. It’s a fast-growing shrub that’s easy to grow and can tolerant a wide range of soils. It’s even drought tolerant. It does best in full sun but can do well in some shade. Four-season interest on a hardy shrub with outstanding color–Diabolo Ninebark is a must have for your yard this year!* Four-season interest * Flowers, fruit and foliage color * Wildlife interest * Fast growing * Exfoliating Bark.
Spectacular Color Year-RoundCoppertina Ninebark is a deciduous shrub with ornamental foliage. Plant one as a focal point in your front yard, or several in a side yard for a colorful hedge.Your Coppertina Ninebark is renowned for its spectacular foliage and year-round interest. In fact, you’ll rarely see better leaf color than you will with your Coppertina! The 3-inch, serrated leaves appear a spicy-orange in spring, gradually deepening their tone until your shrub is resplendent in coppery-red for summer. The addition of 2-inch clusters of pink-tinted, white blooms in spring add a welcoming tone to the season of rebirth. By fall Coppertina’s red seed capsules provide added potency to its vibrant display. When winter arrives, and the bark is exposed, you’ll be amazed by the showy, exfoliating bark. Red to light-brown layers are exposed by the peeling bark, thus the name “ninebark”. Coppertina Ninebark will grow to 8 feet tall with an equal spread. It has superior branching and a rounded habit. There are no significant insect or disease issues with Coppertina and it’s especially resistant to powdery mildew. It prefers full sun, but is rather adaptable and able to grow in even harsh conditions. There are few ornamental shrubs more colorful and hardy than your Coppertina Ninebark. This fast-growing shrub is sure to be one of your favorite plantings once you witness its remarkable foliage color and superior features.* Year-round interest * Colorful foliage, flowers and fruit * Winter interest * Wildlife appeal * Easily adapts to harsh conditions.