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botanical name:
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Admiration'
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Admiration' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barberry
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.50m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: red & yellow
flower colour: yellow
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
description:
Dwarf, compact, deciduous shrub with colourful foliage of purplish red leaves with contrasting yellow edges. Spiny stems. Small dainty pink-flushed, pale yellow flowers in summer, followed by red berries in autumn. Bright red autumn colours.

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

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