Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Harlequin'

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  • Common Name: Japanese Barberry
  • Plant Story:

    A dwarf mounded shrub, Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Harlequin features reddish-purple foliage with attractive pink and cream variegation. Tiny yellow spring flowers lead to red berries that attract birds.

  • Type: Shrub Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: -
  • Height: 2-4 ft
  • Spread: 3-5 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full sun
  • Suggested Uses: Accents, foundation areas, and border fronts
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Birds,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Bacterial leaf spot, anthracnose, root rots, wilt, aphids, barberry webworm, and scale
  • Form: Mound
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Plants spread by self-seeding and creeping roots. Tolerates heat and drought but not wet soils. Best

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