Ninebark - Darts Gold
Gold Turns into Lime
The Ninebark 'Dart's Gold', Physocarpus opulifolius 'Dart's Gold', is named for its broad three-lobed golden spring foliage, which turns lime green in the summer. It matures to 4'-5' with an equal spread.
This fine shrub is also notable for its wide arching branches tipped with pink-dusted white flowers. For best results, place in full sun to light shade. It will need at least 6 hours of sun to perform.
This Ninebark has golden leaves, white flowers, red fruit, papery bark, and is attractive in winter.
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 Dart’s Gold 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 fruit for 4 season interest.
Dart's Gold is a very adaptable deciduous shrub. It will tolerate dry conditions and will grow in full sun.
*Lime Green Foliage
|Family||Physocarpus opulifolius 'Dart's Gold'|
|Mature Height||4 - 5 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 - 5 feet|
|Mature Form||Compact, Round|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|