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Berberis thunbergii 'Golden Dream'

Golden Dream Japanese Barberry

Barberry

Comments

An exceptional garden selection with a rounded habit of growth and stunning red new growth on tiny red stems; foliage matures to bright yellow, then shades of orange in fall; an exceptional color shrub for the mixed border

Description

An exceptional garden selection with a rounded habit of growth and stunning red new growth on tiny red stems; foliage matures to bright yellow, then shades of orange in fall; an exceptional color shrub for the mixed border

Landscape Attributes

Golden Dream Japanese Barberry is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a mounded form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and can be pruned at anytime. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Golden Dream Japanese Barberry is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;Rock/Alpine Gardens;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Golden Dream Japanese Barberry will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

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Soil Type:

5 feet

5 feet

Deer Resistant:

true

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