Used as a foundation plant as well as an informal hedge and container plant Berberis is a deciduous shrub, good foliage through spring and summer followed by good fall colour.
Small flowers in summer are followed by small red berries.
Also known as the Barberry, Berberis thunbergii is widely grown with a number of cultivars being garden worthy :
- Berberis ‘Orange Rocket’ – Good red autumn foliage
- Berberis thunbergii ‘Aurea Nana’ – A smaller growing form with orange to yellow fall colour.
- Berberis thunbergii ‘Rose Glow’ – Mottled pink and red foliage
- Berberis thunbergii ‘Concorde’ – A more upright habit than most, foliage is red to purple, crimson in fall.
- Berberis thunbergii ‘Bailone’ – Interesting pink foliage in fall.
Berberis are available from the following wholesale nurseries
JONES NURSERY COMPANY
538 Billy Jones Rd Morrison, TN 37357
Tel : (931) 635-3205
Wholesale grower of Container, B&B, Shade and Ornamental trees. Specializing in Evergreens. Varieties Maples, Pears, Dogwoods and many more. Visit our website for more varieties.
FOREST VIEW NURSERY
1313 Blackbird Forest Rd, Clayton Delaware 19953
Details, We stock a full selection of plant material – container and field grown from 1 gal to 5″ cal. We are wholesale to the green industry only.