Scientific Name: Berberis x stenophylla
Common Name: narrow-leaf barberry
Family Name: Berberidaceae
Origin: Garden origin, U.S. - northwest
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Mature Size: 2 - 3m x 2 - 3m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Dense, Twiggy
Form: Round
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Filler, Group or mass planting, Hedge row, Mixed shrub border, Screening
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Glabrous, Lustrous, Lanceolate, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Flowers clustered, Orange, Yellow, Apr
Fruit: Berry (true), Blue, Black, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Arching evergreen shrub; leaf narrow lanceolate-linear (canoe-like), spiny tip, edge revolute (turned under), upper surface glossy and dark green top, whitish underside; 3 small spines at leaf axil.