Plant of The Week-Ninebark

Posted by Andrea Monico on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 @ 07:30 AM

 This week, the Plant of the Week is Ninebark!

Ninebark Summer wineNinebark, Darts GoldNinebark, Diablo 3

Ideal Growing Zone: 3 to 7 

Plant Description: 4.00 to 8.00 feet tall, spreads 4.00 to 8.00 feet, blooms from May to June, flowers are pinkish-white 

Growing Conditions: Grows best in full sun to part shade, tolerates drought, erosion, clay soil, dry soil, and shallow-rocky soil, some maintenance is required 

Uses: Specimen or mass. Shrub borders, hedge, screen or for erosion control on banks. A vigorous shrub that seems to be able to grow well in harsh conditions.

Plant Care: Easily grown in average, slightly acidic, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. Prune as needed immediately after bloom and no later than mid-August. Plants may be cut close to the ground in winter to rejuvenate. Plants often struggle in the hot and humid summer climates of the deep South in USDA Zones 8-9.

Pests and Disease: No serious insect or disease problems.

If you want to know more about this plant, have a plant you want to be featured next week, or have any questions in general, please contact us!
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According to the USDA plant hardiness zone map, Omaha is considered to be in plants zone 4b-5b.


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