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botanical name:
Berberis x stenophylla 'Claret Cascade'
Berberis x stenophylla 'Claret Cascade' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barberry
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.20m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: orange
fruit colour: black
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Smaller, compact variety with reddish young shoots of bronzy-green leaves, becoming dark green when they mature, blue-grey on the undersides. The arching branches are clothed in rich orange flowers, flushed red on the outside, in mid to late spring. Black-red fruits follow in autumn.

Most well drained soils in sun or part shade.

other notes:
Hybrid of Berberis darwinii x Berberis empetrifolia.

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