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Barberry - Crimson Pygmy

  • Small to medium deciduous shrub
  • New foliage is a gorgeous and matures to a bronzy dark red color
  • Requires low maintenance once established
  • Full sun to part sun
  • Branches have thorns
  • Excellent low border or hedge
  • Plant in full sun for best color


Deciduous, Flowering  

Botanical: Berberis thunbergii Atropurpurea Nana
Genus: Berberis
Flower Color: Not Applicable
Type: Shrubs - Deciduous
Mature Height: 2'
Mature Width: 2' - 3'
Zone(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Special Features: Dramatic Foliage Color, Flowering, Foliage
Moisture Tolerance: Needs regular watering
Attracts Wildlife:
Appropriate Setting: Accent, Container, Courtyard, Flower Bed Area, Hedge, Shrub Borders
Growth Rate: Moderate
Flowering Season: Insignificant, Spring
Foliage Color Bronzy-Red , Fall Color: Orange-Red, New Foliage: Red
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun