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Rose Glow Barberry

Rose Glow Barberry Rose Glow Barberry
Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow'

Easily pruned to 2' to 5' high and 2' to 4' wide.
Full sun
Small oval shaped leaves are burgundy on red stems. New growth is pink and white variegation, giving the plant its glowing namesake appearance. Branches are loaded with very sharp needles.

Crimson Pygmy Barberry

Crimson Pygmy Barberry
Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea Nana'
1' to 2' high and 2' to 3' wide.
Full sun
Small reddish green oval leaves abound on red stems. New growth is bright red in color. These keep small in size without pruning. Branches are loaded with very sharp needles.

Golden Barberry

Golden Barberry
Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea'
2' to 4' high and 3' to 5' wide.
Full sun
Small oval shaped leaves are golden yellow, especially in full sun. Less sun gives them a green tint. Branches are loaded with very sharp needles.

green Barberry

green Barberry
Berberis thunbergii
2' to 4' high and 3' to 5' wide.
Full sun
Leaves are a little bigger than those of the Golden Barberry. They are a rich green in color. These are from a chance seedling from a Golden Barberry. Branches are loaded with very sharp needles.

seedling Barberry

seedling Barberry
Berberis thunbergii
3' to 5' high and 3' to 5' wide.
Full sun
Leaves are a little bigger than those of the other Barberries. They are shades of red and green in color. These are grown from seeds and don't come true to their parent Barberry. Branches are loaded with very sharp needles.

Barberries are some of the most beautiful and colorful shrubs available. They keep most of their color all year long until the frost hits them. New growth is usually spectacular in color. Barberry bushes are easy to keep pruned to a full and compact size and shape. Some do it without much of your help.

Flowering on a Barberry is usually not a highlight. If even visible, there will be tiny yellow flowers tucked in among all the leaves and needles. Some varieties will have many little red seedpods in the fall. If at all possible, try to remove most of these to prevent unwanted random seedlings growing the next season. Seedlings don't come true to the parent plant.

As mentioned earlier, Barberry branches are loaded with lots of very sharp needles. They usually grow in tandem and are well hidden among the leaves. For this reason, be careful handling the plants because the tips can break off in a finger or leg and be very painful and even get infected. They can be used as effective hedges or borders under windows. Any place that you don't want people or animals to go, Barberry will work. Of coarse they are so beautiful that you just might want to put them front and center to showcase them.


Quantities on some of these Barberry are very limited.
If you are looking for a particular variety,
ask us, because we may have it even if it is not in the sale.

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