Darts Gold Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Dart’s Gold’)

Darts Gold Ninebark

  • White Flowers
  • Lime Green Foliage
  • Exfoliating Bark

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.

Darts Gold Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Dart’s Gold’) Details

Common name Darts Gold Ninebark
Botanical name Physocarpus opulifolius 'Dart's Gold'
Hardiness zone 2-7
Growth rate Medium
Height 4 - 5 ft.
Width 4 - 5 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun
Soil condition Widely Adaptable
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Flower color White
Leaf color Yellow