Physocarpus capitatus
Pacific Ninebark

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Rain GardenPart ShadeBird Friendly
Pacific Ninebark
Physocarpus capitatus

This easy to grow shrub is rounded and aggressive growing with trident, maple-like foliage that shows off the terminal clusters of small white flowers with red stamens that bloom in Late May and June. Perfect for borders and hedging, this plant tolerates wet and dry and bird love its cover and seeds.

Tolerates both wet and dry conditions
Perfect for borders and grouping
Good fall foliage color
Aggressive growing with easy care nature
Birds love the profuse seeds from dried blooms
Excellent plant for bird cover and nesting

Native Range

Moist riverbanks from Alaska south into California and east into Idaho

Interesting Facts

Native plants provide an ideal environment for butterflies and bees. Without these essential insects, pollination would suffer meaning a less diverse, less healthy ecosystem in both the plant and animal world.


Prefers a naturally-moist area with some room to grow. In the wild it can be found along stream banksor moist woods. Will not tolerate drought. 

Mature Size: 10-12ft. Tall x 10-12ft. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 5-8

Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

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