General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3 to 4.5 feet (.9-1.4m)
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches (30-45cm)
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on old wood
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: 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: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP18,411
Parentage: Aurea x Helmond Pillar

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Orange Rocket®
Cultivar name: 'Painter's Palette'
Common names
  • Japanese Barberry
  • Barberry
Also sold as:
  • 'Orange Raket'
  • Sidekicks™ Lois

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Plant Events from our members
variegatagal On March 10, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
West foundation bed. Full sun. Leafing out.
variegatagal On May 29, 2017 Transplanted
variegatagal On May 9, 2017 Obtained plant
joannmorford On July 8, 2016 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Weeds by evelyninthegarden Jun 13, 2017 10:43 AM 2
Untitled by Peggy8b May 25, 2020 6:42 AM 0
this barberry is a strange little bugger.................... by jathton May 9, 2022 2:15 PM 2

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