Canary Cheers ninebark

Canary Cheers™ Ninebark

Scientific Name

Physocarpus ‘KLMZZ’

Order

Rosales

Family

Rosaceae

Type

Shrub

Endangered Status

n/a

Number of Recorded Individuals at the Zoo

5

Canary Cheers ninebark

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Physical Description

Canary Cheers™ ninebark features layered, exfoliating bark and bright chartreuse foliage decorated with colorful pink and white flowers from late spring to early summer. This cultivar is a hybrid plant that prefers moderate soil in full sun to partial shade and is often grown as an accent plant. The ninebark serves as a larval host for several moth species, and its nectar is harvested by bees and butterflies.

Native Range

From cultivation

USDA Hardiness Zone

3–7

Average Mature Height

5 feet

Flower Color

White

Flowering Months

May–June

Supports

Bees and butterflies

Yellow flowers

Second Saturday Garden Tours

Join fellow nature lovers for a free, guided tour of Lincoln Park Zoo’s diverse plant life and ecosystems. During each tour, a zoo horticulturist will point out interesting species in bloom, answer questions from guests, and discuss the horticulture program’s past, present, and future.

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An Accredited Arboretum

In 2019, Lincoln Park Zoo earned Level II arboretum accreditation in recognition of the Horticulture staff’s ongoing effort to identify, label, and monitor the more than 330 species of trees, shrubs, and woody plants represented across the 49-acre park.