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botanical name:
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Golden Ring'
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Golden Ring' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barberry
synonyms:  Berberis thunbergii 'Golden Ring'
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: purple
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:
Reddish purple leaves with a thin golden margin. Foliage turns brilliant red in autumn. Yellow flowers and then bright red berries later.

cultivation:
Most well drained soils in sun or part shade. Best colouring in full sun.

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