BERBERIS linearifolia 'Orange King'

Commonly known as Barberry

Evergreen leaves and rich orange flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    lance-shaped, glossy, dark-green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long.
  • Orange
    Rich orange
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright, stiffly branched shrub. Produces clusters of 2-4 flowers 2cm (¾ in) across. Produces ellipsoid blue-black fruit 1cm (½in) long.
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

BERBERIS linearifolia 'Orange King'

 
  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, powdery mildew.
    Place of origin
    Chile, Argentina.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all
    Any well-drained soil.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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2.5m (8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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