Berberis t. ssp atropurpurea ‘Rose Glow’

Botanical Name: Berberis t. ssp atropurpurea ‘Rose Glow’

Phonetic: ber-be-ris thun-berg-ee-I atro-pur-pur-ee-a

Common Name(s): Red-Leaf Japanese Barberry

Family: Berberidaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Persistence: Deciduous

Leaf Type: Simple
Fall Color: Bronze                                 
Leaf Color: Pale pink-plum new growth that deepens to bronze by the end of summer season
Texture: Soft
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Spring/April
Flower Color(s): Insignificant/yellow

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 4-8
Climate Zone(s): 3,7,8,9,14,15,16,17,20,21,22,23,24
Growth Rate:                                              
Height: 4-6 Feet
Spread: 4-6 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium to low
Soil: Tolerates dry soil and clay soil
Pest: No serious problems, bacterial leaf spot, anthracnose, root rots, wilt, aphids, barberry webworm, scale
Features: Arching habit, sharp spines, tiny flowers, small round showy berries in winter, adapted to cool and moist climate, attracts birds, tolerates deer, drought, erosion, clay soil, dry soil
Uses: Hedge, topiary plant, bank, foliage accent, mixed garden plantings, specimen

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