Golden Ruby® Barberry
Berberis thunbergii 'Goruzam' PP #16,203
Pronunciation: BUR-bur-is thun-BER-jee-eye
|Description||A handsome, compact shrub with colorful coral-orange foliage that lasts into autumn, then turns a brilliant mix of bright orange to brick red, accented with gold margins. Excellent as an accent, or plant in groupings in a low maintenance landscape. Rarely produces seedlings. Vigorous and hardy into USDA zone 3 with winter protection. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Forms a dense, rounded shape, 2 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Boxwood (Buxus); Cypress (Chamaecyparis); Potentilla (Potentilla); Spirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela)|
|Care||Thrives in average, well-drained soil; avoid poorly drained, wet sites. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. No pruning required to maintain its size or shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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