Sunjoy Sequins® Barberry Berberis thunbergii
- Part Sun to Sun
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 barberriesFoliage InterestDrought TolerantResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:24 - 36 InchesSpacing:36 - 48 InchesSpread:36 - 48 InchesFlower Colors:YellowFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:PinkFoliage Colors:WhiteFoliage Shade:VariegatedHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement: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).Maintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:SpringHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8aWater Category:LowSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Fertile SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Poor SoilSoil PH Category:Acidic SoilSoil PH Category:Alkaline SoilSoil PH Category:Neutral SoilUses:Border PlantUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses 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 CT, DE, IN, MA, ME, MN, NH, NY, VT, WI and WV. MD notes that it may be invasive.Sunjoy Sequins® Berberis thunbergii 'Arlene' USPP 31,117, Can PBRAF
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