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botanical name:
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Rose Glow'
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Rose Glow' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barberry
synonyms:  Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow'
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.50m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: purple
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Upright habit with stiff prickly branches. New shoots are purple, developing mottled silvery pink and rose variegation. Pale yellow flowers in May.

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

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