Dwarf Coral Hedge Barberry

Berberis x stenophylla 'Corallina Compacta'

A compact and dense, mounding shrub with tiny green leaves which are smothered by a profusion of yellow-orange flowers in spring. Ornamental frosted blue-black fruit ripens in fall. Makes a fine low hedge or colorful accent in shrub beds, borders and rock gardens. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationBUR-bur-is sten-oh-FIL-uh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing to 3-1/2 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Hedge, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Tolerant of drought once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Pruning is not necessary.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

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