Physocarpus capitatus

Physocarpus capitatus




  • Decorative deciduous shrub grows 2 to 6 feet tall and almost as wide
  • Outer bark on older stems shreds and strips off easily
  • Flowers form charming clusters of white petals accented by brownish yellow centers and protruding stamens
  • Grows on hillsides where there is good drainage and sunshine
  • Stems are strong and flexible
  • Found in Bay hills and Hamilton sections

Chabot RP, Oakland, Redwood RP, Richmond, Tilden RP, Wildcat RP


1 gallon, 5 gallon, Deepot

pollinators Bees
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Coastal scrub
bloom season Jun
bloom season May
water Mod
soil Moderate
habitat Oak woodland
sun Part Shade
soil Poor
growth habit Upright
flower color White
dormancy winter

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