Sidekicks™ Barney Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Barney'

SKU
40110
Compact branches make a wonderful low hedge, barrier planting or single shrub accent. Deep burgundy color to foliage. Fantastic orange-red fall color. Deciduous.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationBUR-bur-is thun-BER-jee-eye
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing to only 12-18 in. tall and 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Fall Color, Year-round Interest, 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. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. No pruning is necessary except to maintain desired shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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