Berberis thunbergii 'Maria'
Barberry - 3 litres
Berberis thunbergii 'Maria' (barberry) is a recent introduction forming a column of bright golden coral-tipped leaves that turn fiery orange in autumn. New stems are also coral tipped.
Small hardy deciduous shrub. Prefers well-drained humus-rich soil but tolerant of most soils as long as they are reasonably well-drained. Plant in full sun or partial shade.
This plant has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Berberis thunbergii|
|British nursery grown||N|
|Plant breeders' rights code||'Maria'|
|Plant type||Deciduous Shrubs|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||10 - 20 years|
|Ultimate height||0.6m - 1m|
|Ultimate spread||0.6m - 1m|