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(Plants) any shrub of the berberidaceous genus Berberis. See barberry
[C19: from Medieval Latin, of unknown origin]
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Noun1.berberis - large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old WorldsBerberis - large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old Worlds
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
barberry - any of numerous plants of the genus Berberis having prickly stems and yellow flowers followed by small red berries
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There is holly, mahonia and berberis and, much to my consternation, the Prunus padus is regrowing from its roots
Privet is widely used because it's durable, so is box, while Escallonia and Berberis darwinii are more colourful as well as being evergreen.
BERBERIS' (Barberry) spine-tipped leaves make them an ideal deterrent for burglars, especially when grown as a flowering hedge, but there are many other good points for growing berberis too.
Concerning your answer about the plants we wouldn't like - well, we certainly disliked the lavender, berberis and peonies.
First up is Berberis, a large family of evergreen and deciduous shrubs that has spectacular foliage and flowers - and sharp thorny shoots.
Berberis vulgaris fruits are essential components of human nutrition.
Leaves are sessile or subsessile (in most Berberis spp.
Take cuttings of shrubs from the garden now including ceanothus, lavender (pictured) and berberis.
Prune forsythia, kerria, weigela, berberis and ceanothus.
As the former assistant of Nestor Clausen, Berberis was only intended as a caretaker coach according to officials at Dubai Club until such time as the Marin deal could be finalised.