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botanical name:
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Helmond Pillar'
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Helmond Pillar' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Barberry
synonyms:  Berberis thunbergii 'Helmond Pillar'
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 2.00m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: columnar
leaf colour: bronze
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Upright growing and compact with erect thorny stems. Dark maroon-bronze leaves, turning red in autumn. Small yellow flowers in April, followed by deep red berries.

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

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