Berberis media 'Dual Jewel' is a semi evergreen variety with attractive, orange discolored growths.
Dense shrub with rounded crown, arching stems and spreading habit, growing up to 1 m in height. Semi-evergreen leaves, lasting in mild winters. Leaf blades obovate, yellow-green, leathery and glossy. Triple thorns, long and sharp. Orange young shoots with leaves and thorns, nicely contrasts older greening leaves.
- Eventual Size: 1 metre
- Position: Full sun/part shade
- Foliage: Yellow/Gold/Green
- Habit: Bushy
- Soil: Any fertile, well drained soil
- Plant type: Shrub - ground cover - in group
- Flowering period: May - June
- Colour (flower): Yellow
- Colour (leaf): Green
- Height: 50cm
- Location: Sun - half shade
- Evergreen: Yes
- Hardiness: -20 °C
- Autumn colour: Red
- Common Names: Japanese barberry
Add good quality compost to existing soil when planting, top mulch in the autumn. Prune in late spring or autumn if required.
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jane abbott on 7 Jul 2017
Strong healthy plant, very prompt delivery