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N for Ninebark

Categories: Plants.

Ninebark or Physocarpus  are deciduous shrubs that are easy to grow.  There are several varieties, diablo and  summer wine being two of them.  This native shrub prefers full sun to part shade and  grows in the wild from east coast to Manitoba.  Most shrubs are purchased from garden centres. This ornamental shrub was planted in 2010 and is doing really well. It blooms early to mid summer.  If you need to prune this one do it in late fall or wait till well after the blooms have finished.  This is Diablo with the dark plum leaves and pink blooms.  Some times the bark peels
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