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any plant of the genus Physocarpus of the family Rosaceae (roserose,
common name for some members of the Rosaceae, a large family of herbs, shrubs, and trees distributed over most of the earth, and for plants of the genus Rosa, the true roses.
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 family). Ninebarks are North American (one is Asian) deciduous, hardy, spring-blooming shrubs, with thin bark which peels off in many layers. The most common American species is P. opulifolius, found along rocky streams E of the Rockies. Ninebarks are similar to the closely related spiraeas and are also cultivated as ornamentals. Ninebarks are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Rosales, family Rosaceae.
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White viburnum, red and pink weigela's and a purple leaved physocarpus diablo.
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Golden lamb's ears, golden Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola')--just peeking out behind Heuchera 'Plum Pudding'--Phormium 'Yellow Wave', and Physocarpus opulifolius 'Dart's Gold' (at rear) carry out the yellow-gold theme.
aquifolium * Mockorange Philadelphus virginalis * Nandina Nandina domestica * Ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius * Oleander Nerium oleander * Photinia Photinia species Chinese P.
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It is also striking with any golden foliage shrub, especially Cotinus coggygria Golden Spirit, an unusual smoke bush with rounded golden leaves and copper plumes which pick up the colour of the physocarpus.
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Similarly, cultivars having white or light pink flowers are more attractive if planted next to shrubs like Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo' or Prunus cistena having purple-red foliage.
Perhaps one way to illustrate the important strides that have been made in providing gardeners with improved plants that offer increased interest in the garden, would be to look at the Eastern ninebark, Physocarpus opulifolius.
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