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Ninebark vs Bunchberry

Physocarpus opulifolius

Cornus canadensis

ONLY AVAILABLE BY CONTRACT GROW

Ninebark
Bunchberry

Ninebark is a small, multi-stemmed shrub, that is used to add texture or colour to any yard.

It features flaky, cinnamon-brown bark, attractive white flowers, and long, maple-like leaves.

The Bunchberry, or Quatre-Temps as it is commonly known in Quebec, is an excellent ornamental plant to have in your garden. With star-shaped white flowers in spring and clusters of bright red berries in the fall, this is one of the most refined and hardy groundcovers available. The foliage has ornamental value, with leaves going from a deep green in the spring and summer to a beautiful brick-red in the fall.

Bunchberry is a spreading evergreen perennial with a ground-hugging habit of growth. This plant is not well suited for urban areas close to streetsides, as it is quite intolerant to pollution. It is Canada’s national flower.

According to a poll done by the Master Gardeners of Ontario, it is one of the most recognizable Canadian flowers.

Its flowers grow with elastic petals and "fire" its pollen with the force of 2000-3000 times the force of gravity.

NINEBARK QUICK FACTS

BUNCHBERRY QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $7.99
Zone: 2a
Zone: 1b
Height: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Height: 0.2 m (0.6 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 0.6 m (2.0 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: any
Fall colour: brick red
Berries: small pink to purple berry like follicles
Berries: small, red
Flavor: sweet
Harvest: August/September
Flowers: small white clusters
Flowers: white
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: fast
Life span: long
Life span: short
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium