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botanical name:
Berberis thunbergii 'Pow-wow'
Berberis thunbergii 'Pow-wow' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barberry
synonyms:  Berberis thunbergii 'Pow Wow'
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.50m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: light green
flower colour: cream
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
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
Deciduous shrub with prickly stems and a tidy upright habit. Leaves are golden yellow in spring, turning light chartreuse green with white mottling through summer. Clusters of small pale creamy yellow flowers in late spring, followed by red berries. Good autumn colours of yellow, orange and red.

Most well drained soils in sun or part shade. Best in a sheltered position.

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