Berberis vulgaris 'Atropurpurea'
PURPLE LEAF BARBERRY
Berberidaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 3-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
2m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: mid spring to late spring

Leaves: purple; red in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: red berry

Edibility: edible fruit
 
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Berberis vulgaris 'Atropurpurea'
PURPLE LEAF BARBERRY
Berberidaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 3-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
2m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: mid spring to late spring

Leaves: purple; red in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: red berry

Edibility: edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental & cottage designs

Uses: informal screen, informal hedge

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: fruit, habitat, deer resistant






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