Common Name: Barberry
Variety: Orange Rocket Barberry
Genus species: Berberis thunbergii PP18411
Patent Info: PP18411
Orange Rocket Barberry is the winner of the Best Shrub Award. It has dramatic orange foliage in Spring and Summer that turns ruby red Fall as small berries appear. This deciduous shrub has an upright, narrow habit and is fast growing. It is also resistant to deer and has a high heat tolerance.
Sun: Full to Part Sun; 6+ hours direct sun daily
Water: 2-3 times weekly
Hardiness Zone: Hardy in Zones 4-9
Annual for Zones 3 & below
Bloom Time: Spring
Mature Size: 3’ T x 4’ W
Prune: Not necessary
Soil Type: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil, mulch recommended
Fertilize: Use a Slow-Release, Granular Even Ratio (10-10-10) Formula in early Spring, repeat as directed.