Japanese Barberry 'Crimson Pygmy'
These adaptable spiny-stemmed plants require minimum maintenance and can tolerate climate and soil extremes making attractive and practical hedges, barrier shrubs, and specimen plants. This dwarf variety seldom grows over 2 feet tall with a slightly broader spread. Dark reddish foliage in spring and summer turns beautiful red orange in fall with its best color produced by full sun exposure.
Berberis thunbergii 'Crimson Pygmy' ('Atropurpurea Nana')
Fruit type : Berries
Fruit season : Fall-Winter
Fruit color : Bright red
Fruit shape : Beadlike
Leaf shape : Obovate
Leaf color : Dark red to red orange
Flower notes : Insignificant.
Flower shape : Cup-shaped
Flower color : Yellow
Foliage growth cycle : Deciduous
Average size maturity width : 2 1/2 ft.
Average size maturity height : 2 ft.
USDA Zone : -20 to -15 F( Z5a)
Sunset zone : 2b-24
Water requirements : Regular
Light exposure : Partial Sun
Attractive bark :Yes