SUNJOY GOLD PILLAR®

Barberry

Berberis thunbergii

'Maria'

USPP 18,082

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  • Unique habit
  • Bright color
  • Burn resistant
Description

Unique color and habit! Sunjoy Gold Pillar® barberry gives you an easy way to add both vertical lines and bright color to your landscape. Similar in shape to 'Helmond Pillar' barberry, but with bright golden foliage and red new growth. Orange-red autumn foliage is stunning. Proven to be burn resistant in side by side tests with other yellow leaved barberry.

Awards MOBOT Tried and True; 2009 Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit; Bronze Medal Plantarium

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34.4°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 3 - 4'

Width 2 - 3'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color Yellow

Foliage Color Yellow

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Any well-drained soil will do; tolerates dry conditions once established.

Pruning Barberry does not take well to hard pruning. However, it may be trimmed as needed in late spring/early summer. Avoid cutting into thick wood unless you are removing entire branches.

Uses Shrub borders, groupings, masses, perennial borders and containers.

Growing Tips Tolerates urban conditions like parking lots, street plantings.