Berberis 'Aurea' (Barberry)
A small shrub with beautiful golden-yellow leaves becoming pale green by autumn. (Deciduous)
Common Name: Barberry
Latin Name: Berberis thunbergii Aurea
Soil: well-drained soil
Position: Full sun or partial shade
Flowering period/colour: April to May/ insignificant flowers
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Eventual height/ spread: 0.8m/0.8m
Special features: Small deciduous shrub with beautiful golden-yellow leaves becoming pale green by autumn.
This is a compact variety of berberis prized for its bright, golden-yellow spring foliage. By the end of the summer the leaves have become pale green only to turn pretty shades of orange-red in autumn. This thorny, deciduous, low-maintenance shrub is excellent for illuminating dull spots in the garden.
This shrub is supplied in a 3 litre container for year round planting.
Berberis Aurea (Barberry)
Berberis thunbergii (Barberry)
A deciduous shrub with bright red and orange foliage in the autumn. (Deciduous)
Berberis darwinii (Barberry)
Dense colourful fast growing shrub with bright, shiny, very prickly holly-like, dark green leaves. (Evergreen)
Sorry this plant is currently out of stock.
Berberis 'Helmond Pillar' (Barberry)
A narrow upright barberry with rich purple foliage. (Deciduous)
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Key / Size Guide
B/R (Bare Root) - The traditional way to buy
deciduous trees and shrubs. Perfect for planting between November and March.
R/B (Root Ball) - The traditional way to buy evergreen trees
and shrubs. The plants are kept in their own soil, making them ideal to transplant
between November and March.
C/G (Container Grown) - A very convenient way to buy trees
and shrubs, already rooted in their pots, they can be planted all year round. Sizes given in litres.
H/S (Half standard) - Half standard trees are 2-3 years old and
have a clear stem of 1.25-1.5m with a bushy head of branches. The total height from the ground is
usually 1.8-2.4m (6-8ft).
B (Bush) - Bush trees are 2-3 years old and have a clear
stem of 0.8-1m with a bushy head of branches. The total height from the ground is
usually 1.5-1.8m (5-6ft).
Maiden (Feathered tree) - A good, well-defined
prominent leader running straight up through the young tree. Perfect for training
into a half standard, standard or fan-trained tree. Sizes given in cm's.
Multi-stemmed - A tree with two or more main stems