Royal Burgundy Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Gentry'

$35.00$54.00 + GST

A dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a mounding form. A dwarf variety. Has a neat and compact form with rich purple foliage throughout the season, darkening in colour in the fall. New growth emerges red in spring on arching, thorny stems. Keeps its tightly mounded habit without pruning. Features tiny clusters of yellow flowers in mid spring, followed by showy red berries carried in abundance from early to late fall.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 2 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained to Dry
SPREAD 2 ft FLOWER Spring, Yellow
ZONE 3 FRUIT Ornamental fruit
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Latin Name: Berberis thunbergii 'Gentry'
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Size:

Small size shrub

Growth Rate:

Slow growth rate

Fall Colour:

Purple fall colour

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as an accent, border or in a rock garden

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Notes:

Has sharp thorns

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires moist well drained soil until established and then can tolerate both dry and moist locations

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Salt:

Able to handle environmental salt

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Can be pruned at any time. Take caution when pruning to avoid thorns

Additional information

Pot Size

#2 Pot, #5 Pot

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