Sunsation® Japanese Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Monry' Can. Plant Breeders Rights #3487

Item 1193

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USDA Zone:
4-8
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

A vibrant golden barberry with a compact form. Attractive foliage has an orange cast most of the season. Provides excellent contrast with green-leaved plants, and brings warm color to low hedges, foundation plantings and formal gardens. Deciduous.

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Average Size at Maturity
Slowly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Berberis thunbergii 'Monry' Can. Plant Breeders Rights #3487
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Habit: Compact
Growth Rate: Slow
Special Feature: Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fruit Poisonous, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Poor Soils
Foliage Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Garden Style: Asian/Zen ,   Contemporary ,   Cottage ,   Rustic
Patent Act: Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Design Ideas: Vivid golden yellow foliage makes this a bright spot in any garden. An excellent way to spice up mixed shrub borders to stand up all season against dark evergreens. The perfect plant to make blooming seasonals literally pop out in high contrast. A perfect choice to break up long expanses of wall or fence line. Calls attention to important points in foundation planting to cover up unsightly vents and utilities front yard or back. Create a super bold yellow hedge or intermix this with closely related purple barberries for an eye popping effect. A natural for modern gardens dependent on foliage color for interest.

Thrives in average, well-drained soil; avoid poorly drained, wet sites. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually in late winter to shape.

History

The fruit of barberries has been used in various culinary preparations. It has been pickled for use as garnish. Berries when ripe are made into jelly and added to comfits. It is the berries from which confitures d'epine vinetteis prepared, for which Rouen is famous. Barberry roots boiled in lye dye wool yellow.

Customer Reviews

Beautiful shrubs!
by SusieQ, June 7, 2018

Recieved my four lovely shrubs. Very nice quality. Planted and wonderfully watered by all of the rain we have had!

Love Monrovia quality shrubs.

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