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BERBERIS thunbergii 'Rose Glow'

Commonly known as Japanese barberry

Leaves of young shoots purple, mottled silvery pink and bright rose, becoming purple later
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  • Deciduous
    Leaves to 3cm (1¼in) long.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Dense, spiny shrub. Produces pale yellow flowers in late spring followed by red berries and dark red foliage in autumn.
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Rose Glow'

 
£14.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 10+ £11.00 each
Any 3+ £12.00 each
  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    First growth of season shows no variegation. Variegation is improved by annual pruning in autumn/winter. Good for informal hedge.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, powdery mildew.
    Place of origin
    Japan.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all
    Any well-drained soil.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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