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BERBERIS darwinii

Commonly known as Darwin's barberry



Bright orange flowers
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£13.50 each
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  • Good to know - originally found by Darwin in his Beagle voyage and introduced by Cornish plant hunter William Lobb c.1848. A good all-rounder. Makes a clippable, spiny hedge, has abundant, scented flowers, sometimes twice a year, and blue-black fruits. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects, berries for birds.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, powdery mildew.
  • Place of Origin - Chile, Argentina
  • Scented flowers
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Evergreen - vigorous, upright shrub with spine-toothed, dark-green leaves 2-4cm (¾-1½in) long.
  • Tall Shrub - produces flowers in pendent racemes to 5cm (2in) long of 10-30 flowers 5mm (¼in) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Tolerates all - any well-drained soil.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Flower Colour - Orange
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