Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Aurea'
GOLDEN JAPANESE BARBERRY
Berberidaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

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

Tolerances: heavy frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Aurea'
GOLDEN JAPANESE BARBERRY
Berberidaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

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

Tolerances: heavy frost
1.5m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: early spring to mid spring

Leaves: purple; variegated pink; red-purple in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: red berry

Bark & Stems: spines


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental & cottage designs

Uses: formal hedge, informal hedge, barrier, mass planting, bonsai, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: fruit, habitat, deer resistant






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