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Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Rocket' PP#18411

Common Name:
Japanese barberry
Plant Type:
Deciduous shrub
Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)
Geographic Origin:
Japan and East Asia
California Native?:
Plant Size:
3-4 feet high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
borders and hedges
Flowering Season:
Flower Color:
Pale Yellow
Sun or light shade
Most soils and well-drained
Suggested Irrigation:
Occasional to little watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 0 degrees F. or less
A vigorous deciduous shrub with amazingly colorful foliage spring through fall. New foliage emerges in a brilliant coral-orange color in spring, turning vibrant green in summer and shifting back to warm ruby reds and oranges in fall. Its upright habit and columnar shape are perfect for adding a vertical element to any landscape.