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botanical name:
Berberis thunbergii 'Starburst'
Berberis thunbergii 'Starburst' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barberry
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: red
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
Small deciduous shrub. Changeable foliage colouring, starting fresh light green in spring, developing bright variegation of silver, creamy-white and pink mottling. Turns deep crimson red in autumn. Low spreading habit. Small pale yellow flowers followed by red berries.

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

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