Rose Glow Japanese Barberry
Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow'
|Description||Richly colored foliage on graceful branching makes this a wonderful hedge, barrier planting or single accent. Deep rose-red foliage is mottled with white and green in spring, bringing wonderful, warm color into the landscape. Bright red berries in fall and winter. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slowly reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||This Barberry is perhaps the most beautiful and unique. It has an arching form and a different look for every season. Makes a startling single specimen. Allow to grow into its natural shape or into a hedge, which will be prickly enough to keep the most ardent intruder away. Add as singles or small clusters to shrub beds and borders as a middle-elevation accent amidst other flowering plants.|
|Companion Plants||Boxwood (Buxus); False 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. Once established reduce frequency; tolerates heat and moderate drought. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. No pruning necessary except to maintain desired shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.