Berberis thunbergii ‘Aurea’

Botanical Name: Berberis thunbergii ‘Aurea’

Phonetic: ber-be-ris thun-berg-ee-I ‘Awe-REE-uh’

Common Name(s): Golden Japanese Barberry

Family: Berberidaceae
Origin:Japan
Plant Type: Shrub
Persistence: Deciduous

Leaf Type: Simple
Fall Color: Colorful shades of red                                  
Leaf Color: Bright yellow leaves
Texture: Soft
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Spring
Flower Color(s): Insignificant

Exposure: Part shade
USDA: 4-7
Climate Zone(s): 3,7,8,9,14,15,16,17,20,21,22,23,24
Growth Rate:                                              
Height: 2-3 Feet
Spread: 2-3 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Soil: 
Pest: –
Features: Mounding habit, sharp spines, tiny flowers, small round showy berries in winter, adapted to cool and moist climate
Uses: Small hedge, topiary plant, bank, foliage accent, mixed garden plantings

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