It's hard to pick a best moment for Berberis thunbergii
'Orange Rocket', whose spring foliage starts out coral, ages to green, and then turns red.
Leafphenology and seasonal variation of photosynthesis of invasive Berberis thunbergii
(Japanese barberry) and two co-occurring native understory shrubs in a northeastern United States deciduous forest.
Place shrubs with red-purple foliage, such as Berberis thunbergii
Add low growing Berberis thunbergii
'Darts Red Lady' with bright yellow heleniums and this will give real warmth all year around.
A ADRIENNE SAYS: Check out berberis thunbergii
, which has small leaves that light up with orange and red when cooler weather comes.
If you are after more trees, or shrubs, there are plenty of good options, including the spotted laurel, Aucuba, Berberis thunbergii
, Vinca or periwinkle, Skimmia, Viburnum tinus, Sarcococca (winter box), Pachysandra terminalis, mahonias and euonymus.
Add the low-growing Berberis Thunbergii
Darts Red Lady with a bright yellow helenium and this will give real warmth all year around.
Place those with red-purple foliage, such as Berberis thunbergii
Why not use bamboo, berberis thunbergii
'Erecta' (good autumn foliage), skimmia japonica (red berries in winter) or Daphne odora (scented flowers)?
I always think the purple-leaved Berberis thunbergii
Q I BOUGHT a lot of Berberis thunbergii
`Atropurpurea' plants and most are doing well, but one lot are simply not growing.
The deciduous berberis thunbergii
has produced some excellent hybrids over the years, giving some spectacular foliage colour in summer and even more dramatic autumn colour in October and November.