Berberis thunbergii var. atropurpurea 'Royal Burgundy'

Royal Burgundy Japanese Barberry

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate -
Mature Height - 3-6'
Mature Width - 4-7'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Perfect, yellow, 0.33-0.5" across, borne on a 0.5" peticel, April-May, usually solitary, occasionally or in clusters of 2-4. Not showy; hidden by foliage.
Fruit - Bright red, 0.33" long, ellipsoidal berry in October, and persisting into winter.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Rich red to reddish purple.
Bark - Reddish brown, angled or grooved stems, glabrous.
Other Features - Foliage starts rosy-pink, then assumes a reddish or purplish shade as it matures. Fruits provide an excellent winter interest.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Easilly transplanted, extremely adaptable, withstands dry conditions, tolerates urban conditions. Best in full sun, will not withstand extremely moist soils.
Native Habitat - Species from Japan, variety Atropurpurea from Orleans, France.
Diseases and Insects -
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 76
Bed 214

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Barberry.
- Other plants of the family Berberidaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Berberis.
- Other plants of the species Berberis thunbergii.