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botanical name:
Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea'
Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barberry
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.75m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: yellow
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Soft yellow foliage which gradually ages to pale green. Occasionally produces a few pale yellow flowers in spring. Slow growing.

Most well drained soils in sun or part shade. Foliage may suffer frost damage in spring. Best in a sheltered position.

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