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  • Toxic
  • Non-native

Berberis Variety

(Berberis Species)

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Note - there may be many different varieties or cultivars available of this plant and so the information here is generalised for this group. Some species may appear differently, flower at alternative times of year and may require different growing conditions.

Plant information and growing conditions

  • Plant Type
    Shrub
  • Sun/Shade
    Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Months of Flowering
    April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Flower Colours
    Red, Orange, Yellow
  • Petals
    5, Tubular
  • Arrangement
    Cluster
  • Exposure
    Exposed, Sheltered
  • Aspect
    North, South, East, West
  • Soil Type
    Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
  • Soil Moisture
    Well-drained, Moist But Well-drained
  • Soil pH
    Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

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