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Berberis thunbergii 'Atro-superba'


Berberis thunbergii 'Atro-superba'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Bold Japanese shrub with arching branches of soft plum coloured foliage. Orange-scarlet autumn colours. Gives excellent contrast in the garden. Very Hardy. Deciduous. Can trim to ground level in winter, to encourage fresh shoots.

 
Genus
Berberis
Species   thunbergii
Cultivar   'Atro-superba'

Common name
Purple Barberry

Family name
Berberidaceae
Place of origin
America


DETAILS
Height
2 m
Width
2 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Soil must be well drained

Exposure
Frost hardy / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Tolerates exposed sites.

Texture

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 6.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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