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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Stratify seeds: seeds require a cooling period prior to germination and are best planted in the Fall
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Self
Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Common names
  • Mrs. Wilson's Barberry
  • Barberry

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Location: Western Washington
Location: Howick Hall garden, Northumberland, UK
Date: 2022-10-14
Location: Howick Hall garden, Northumberland, UK
Date: 2022-10-14
Location: Ecological Botanical Garden of the University of Bayreuth
photo by El Grafo
Comments:
  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Sep 21, 2011 4:31 PM concerning plant:
    Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant

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