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botanical name:
Berberis x stenophylla 'Corallina Compacta'
Berberis x stenophylla 'Corallina Compacta' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Barberry
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.75m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
fruit colour: black
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Semi-dwarf, compact, evergreen that slowly forms a dense, irregular mound. Small, narrow dark green leaves. Clusters of small yellow-orange flowers, opening from red buds in spring. Blue-black berries later.

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

usage:
Good in rock gardens and small spaces. Can make effective ground cover in time.

other notes:
Hybrid of Berberis darwinii x Berberis empetrifolia.

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