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Berberis thunbergii 'Admiration'

Japanese Barberry

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Berberis thun. 'Admiration' has unique coloured foliage which is bright orange-red with striking yellow margins. Berberis thun. 'Admiration' has a natural compact growing habit. Admiration can best be prune lightly in early spring.

  • Eventual Size: 1 metre
  • Position: Full sun/part shade
  • Foliage: Purple/red, pinky/cream
  • Habit: Bushy
  • Soil: Any fertile, well drained soil
  • Plantgroup: Shrubs/Trees
  • Plant type: Shrub, hedge plant, fruit/berries, solitary, ground cover, in group
  • Flowering period: May
  • Colour (flower): Pink
  • Colour (leaf): Red, Orange
  • Height: 50 cm
  • Location: Sun - half shade
  • Evergreen: No
  • Hardiness: -30 °C
  • Common Names: Japanese barberry 'Admiration'
Eventual Size of Berberis thunbergii 'Admiration' Eventual Size of Berberis thunbergii 'Admiration'
Eventual size after 10 years
Plant Care

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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