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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
description:
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.

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

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