Admiration Barberry Shrubs

Berberis thunbergii 'Admiration'

Growzone: 5-9

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This Plants Growzone: 5-9
Growing Zone: 5-9
Mature Height: 1.5 to 2.5 feet
Mature Width: 1.5 to 2.5 feet
Classification: Broad Leaved deciduous shrub
Sunlight: Partial to full sun
Habit: Rounded mounding habit
Foliage: Burgundy and yellow margin
Flower Color: Inconspicuous
Pruning Season: Best pruned in late winter before new growth emerges to maintain shape
Soil Condition: Any
Water Requirements: Tolerates slightly moist soil and partial shade or full sun. Full sun brings out the best foliage color. Will adapt to drier sites.

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Admiration Barberry produces Red foliage with a yellow margin that will accentuate just about any garden!


Full Description

Admiration Barberry is a shrub that is guaranteed to make you do a double take! Admiration Barberry lives up to its name, producing a truly remarkable color display. Bright red leaves are edged in neon yellow, holds color well through the summer. This barberry is excellent for mass plantings and stands out as an accent plant. Either way, Admiration Barberry is sure to capture attention!


Planting Information

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Admiration Barberry plants that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Admiration Barberry to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally occurring beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardeners best friend and can help guarantee your success.


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