Golden Ruby® Barberry
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Golden Ruby® Barberry

Golden Ruby® Barberry

$55
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  • Young, affordable starter plant
  • May need to be transplanted into 3 gallon pot for more nurturing before planting into landscape
  • Healthy, mature plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape
  • Large healthy plant
  • Ready to immediately be planted into landscape

Berberis thunbergii 'Goruzam' PP #16,203

 

Golden Ruby Barberry is 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 minimal-care landscape. Rarely produces seedlings. Vigorous and hardy into zone 3 with winter protection. 

Joseph's Take

Joseph's Take

I've always used Dwarf Barberry and bright yellow Spirea as accent plants in a larger landscape. I will often plant groups of three to five of them near a sidewalk entrance or near large green Azaleas or Hollies. Both Barberry and Spirea love a hard trimming each winter. I always cut them back by half their size each year as this encourages a more vigorous and beautiful growth habit the following year.

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 3'
Mature Width: 3'
Flower Season: Spring
Sun: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 4 to 8
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Zone
Temp (C)
-30 to -20
4
-34.4 to -28.9
-20 to -10
5
-28.9 to -23.3
-10 to 0
6
-23.3 to -17.8
0 to 10
7
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
8
-12.2 to -6.7

Barberry has really nice fall color as their leaves change.

J