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Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow'

Common Name:
Japanese barberry
Plant Type:
Deciduous shrub
Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)
Geographic Origin:
Japan and East Asia
California Native?:
Plant Size:
5 feet+ high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Foundation plantings
Flowering Season:
Flower Color:
Pale yellow
Sun or light shade
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 0 degrees F. or less
Bright pink and silver new growth is striking against the deep purplish mature leaves on this 5 foot spiny shrub. Clusters of yellow flowers are carried in summer. Leaves develop red tones in fall. Grow in full sun or light shade and most soils, with moderate to occasional watering when established.