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Sunjoy® Mini Saffron Barberry Berberis thunbergii

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Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
24" 30"
Height
18 - 24"
Spread
24 - 30"

This plant is hardy in zones 4 - 8

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
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    Features

    Looking for an easy-to-grow, small plant that's colorful all season?  This is it! 

    Sunjoy Mini Saffron barberry has bright yellow foliage that shows hints of orange in the new growth.  It will turn orange-red in the fall.  Unlike other yellow-leafed barberry, it is very burn-resistant, and does well even in the heat of the summer.  

    Top reasons to grow Sunjoy Mini Saffron barberry:

    - Neat bun-like habit needs no trimming or fussing

    - Colorful from spring through frost

    - Very deer resistant

    Foliage Interest
    Heat Tolerant
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Small or Miniature

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    18 - 24 Inches
    Spacing: 
    24 - 36 Inches
    Spread: 
    24 - 30 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Yellow
    Foliage Colors: 
    Yellow
    Foliage Shade: 
    Yellow
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Grown for Foliage
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Needs Good Drainage
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Adaptable, but prefers well-drained soil.  Best in full sun.  Tolerates urban conditions like parking lots, street plantings.  Pruning is seldom needed; may be shaped in summer if necessary.

    PLEASE NOTE: Sunjoy® Mini Saffron Barberry Berberis thunbergii is restricted and cannot be shipped to the state(s) of MA, ME, NH, NY and VT.

    Sunjoy® Mini Saffron Berberis thunbergii 'Kasia' USPP 24,817
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