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botanical name:
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Atropurpurea Nana'
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Atropurpurea Nana' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Barberry
synonyms:  Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea Nana', Berberis thunbergii 'Crimson Pygmy', Berberis thunbergii 'Little Favourite'
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: bronze
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
Compact growing form with bronzy foliage and red autumn colour. Sparse yellow flowers in May and sometime produces small ovoid red berries in autumn.

Most well drained soils in sun or part shade. Best colour in sun.

Good for rock gardens or for making a dwarf hedge.

other notes:
Raised in Holland in 1942.
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