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Sunjoy Sequins® Barberry Berberis thunbergii

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • 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
  • Fall
Mature Size
36" 48"
Height
24 - 36"
Spread
36 - 48"
  • Details

    Features

    Colorful variegation gives a sparkling effect.

    Flowers are lovely, but its foliage that anchors most plants through the season, and its foliage that makes Sunjoy Sequins® barberry so unique. New growth emerges in a shimmering palette of white, pink, and mint green before maturing to emerald. This large shrub is a nice choice for a colorful hedge or eye-catching specimen, and its variegation makes it more shade tolerant than other barberries.

    Top reasons to grow Sunjoy Sequins barberry:

    - Colorful variegated foliage

    - Very deer resistant

    - More shade tolerant than other barberries

     

    Foliage Interest
    Drought Tolerant
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    24 - 36 Inches
    Spacing: 
    36 - 48 Inches
    Spread: 
    36 - 48 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Yellow
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Colors: 
    Pink
    Foliage Colors: 
    White
    Foliage Shade: 
    Variegated
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    Old Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a
    Water Category: 
    Low
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Poor Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Acidic Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Alkaline Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Uses Notes: 

    Because of its showy variegation, it makes an eye-catching statement anywhere you plant it. 

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Barberry does have thorns, but rarely requires pruning. 

    Like most variegated plants, occasional reversions to the original green form may occur. These should be pruned out as needed.

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

    Sunjoy Sequins® Berberis thunbergii 'Arlene' USPP 31,117, Can PBRAF
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