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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Dart's Gold Ninebark (8 of 14)

Blooms with white to pinkish corymbs of flowers in late spring or early summer
Best foliage color is in full sun; may turn green in hotter climates
Plant in rich, but well-drained soil
Water regularly until established; prune after flowering
Height: 4-5 feet; Width: 4-5 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 2-7:
Zone 2: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 3: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.
Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; purple color may fade to green in hot weather.

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