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BERBERIS

Commonly known as Barberry



Genus of about 450 evergreen and deciduous shrubs from all parts of the northern hemishere, northern and tropical Africa and South America differing widely in form and habit from dwarf species to large garden or hedging shrubs and usually with spiny branches or spine-tipped leaves. Barberry fruit, rich in vitamin C was used in the past to make jellies, jams and pickles. B. vulgaris is naturalised in the UK.


  • Good to know - wildlife plant - birds. Vicious spines make impenetrable hedges. Plant under a bird table to keep cats at bay. Trim hedges after flowering.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, powdery mildew.
  • Place of Origin - all parts of the northern hemisphere, northern and tropical Africa, South America.
  • Deciduous - and evergreen shrubs grown for ornamental leaves, autumn foliage, yellow-orange flowers and red or blue-black berries.
  • Dwarf Shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub
  • Full Sun - fruiting and autumn colour are better in full sun.
  • Partial Shade
  • No Preference

Buy Varieties of BERBERIS

BERBERIS darwinii   AWARD

BERBERIS darwinii  >


Commonly known as: Darwin's barberry.
Bright orange flowers
Multibuy Any 10+ £9.00 each
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£12.50 each

BERBERIS julianae

BERBERIS julianae  >


Commonly known as: Wintergreen barberry.
Dense evergreen with spiny prickles and scented yellow flowers. A good hedging plant
Multibuy Any 10+ £9.00 each
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£12.50 each

BERBERIS linearifolia 'Orange King'

BERBERIS linearifolia 'Orange King'  >


Commonly known as: Barberry.
Evergreen leaves and rich orange flowers
£18.50 each

BERBERIS x lologensis 'Apricot Queen'   AWARD

BERBERIS x lologensis 'Apricot Queen'  >


Commonly known as: Barberry.
Evergreen leaves and apricot orange flowers
£18.50 each

BERBERIS x ottawensis 'Superba'

BERBERIS x ottawensis 'Superba'  >


Commonly known as: Barberry.
Yellow flowers, purple foliage, strong grower
Multibuy Any 10+ £9.00 each
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£12.50 each

BERBERIS thunbergii

BERBERIS thunbergii  >


Commonly known as: Japanese barberry.
Green leaves changing to orange-red in autumn. Suitable for hedges
Multibuy Any 10+ £9.00 each
Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Admiration'  AWARD

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Admiration'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese barberry.
Compact, low growing variety with lovely orange-red leaves with a yellow edge. Good orange autumn colour
Multibuy Any 10+ £9.00 each
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£12.50 each

BERBERIS thunbergii atropurpurea

BERBERIS thunbergii atropurpurea  >


Commonly known as: Japanese barberry, Purple-leafed barberry.
Best purple foliage berberis
Multibuy Any 10+ £9.00 each
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£12.50 each

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Atropurpurea-nana'  AWARD

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Atropurpurea-nana'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese barberry, Purple-leafed barberry.
Dwarf purple berberis
Multibuy Any 10+ £9.00 each
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£12.50 each

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Aurea'

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Aurea'  >


Commonly known as: Golden-leafed barberry, Japanese barberry.
Bright gold foliage
Multibuy Any 10+ £9.00 each
Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Bonanza Gold'

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Bonanza Gold'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese barberry.
Compact growing Berberis with stunning golden-yellow leaves both in full sun or partial shade
Multibuy Any 10+ £9.00 each
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£12.50 each
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BERBERIS thunbergii 'Golden Ring'  AWARD

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Golden Ring'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese barberry.
Leaves purplish-red with greenish-yellow border
Multibuy Any 10+ £9.00 each
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£12.50 each

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Red Chief'

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Red Chief'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese barberry.
Deep reddish purple leaves on bright red stems
Multibuy Any 10+ £9.00 each
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£12.50 each

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Rose Glow'  AWARD

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Rose Glow'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese barberry.
Leaves of young shoots purple, mottled silvery pink and bright rose, becoming purple later
Multibuy Any 10+ £9.00 each
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£12.50 each

BERBERIS valdiviana   AWARD

BERBERIS valdiviana  >


Commonly known as: Barberry.
A wonderful species with long drooping racemes of saffron-yellow flowers and large leathery spineless leaves
£20.00 each

BERBERIS verruculosa   AWARD

BERBERIS verruculosa  >


Commonly known as: Barberry.
Leaves are dark green on top and grey-white underneath. Golden yellow flowers in late spring.
Multibuy Any 10+ £9.00 each
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£12.50 each

BERBERIS wilsoniae

BERBERIS wilsoniae  >


Commonly known as: Barberry.
Grey-green leaves brownish red in autumn. Coral-red berries
£12.50 £6.25 each

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