Scientific Name: Berberis verruculosa Form: Round
Common Name:warty barberry Texture:
Family Name:BerberidaceaeHabit: Arching, Dense
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Prickly, Pinnate venation, Lustrous, Elliptic, Obovate, Spinose
Flowers: Flowers solitary, (Floriferous), Yellow, Apr- May- Sep
Fruit: Berry (true), Violet, Black, Jul- Aug
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Filler, Group or mass planting, Hedge row, Mixed shrub border, Security/barrier, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Small alternate leaves that are glossy green on top, grey/silver on bottom, and sharply toothed; branches are stiffly arching and have spines.