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Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Dart's Red Lady'

Japanese Barberry

Hardy Shrub

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Attractive as an individual specimen or grown as a low hedge

Loved by pollinating insects

Good autumn colour

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Planted in a line, Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Dart's Red Lady' , makes an attractive and very manageable low hedge, that is ideal for front gardens. It can also be planted as a lone specimen shrub, within a garden border. This Japanese Barberry cultivar was awarded the Award of Garden Merit, by the RHS, and has small dark burgundy coloured leaves, with contrasting pale yellow flowers in spring. In autumn the leaves turn scarlet red before falling. This shrub is popular with pollinating insects, making it a good choice for a wildlife friendly garden. Height: 50cm (19"). Spread: 50cm (19").

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

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Height Up to 50cm (19in)
Spread Up to 60cm (24in)

Hardy Shrub

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sun or semi shade

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1 x 9cm Potted Plant (KB1151)

Plant Berberis in full sun or partial shade, on a reliably moist, well-drained soil. Barberry plants are extremely resilient and will grow on many different soil types, except waterlogged.
Berberis require little maintenance once established. Trim back the stems lightly after flowering, removing dead or damaged growth at the same time.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

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