Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Rocket'

Orange Rocket Barberry


Deciduous Shrub

A compact deciduous shrub with columnar, upright growth habit. Spring foliage of Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Rocket' is a vivid coral orange.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Average, Drought-tolerant, Low

Description

Size: 36 - 60 tall x 18 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Upright
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Rigid / Stiff, Thorns / Spines

Features: Attractive Foliage, Attracts Birds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Fall Color, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Burgundy / Maroon, Coral / Salmon, Orange, Red
Fall Color: Red Orange

Flower Color: Yellow / Gold, Yellow
Bloom Season: Spring

Fruit Description: Red

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Hedges and Screens, Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water
Wildlife: Deer Resistant, Bees, Birds

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

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