Berberis thunbergii 'Bagatelle'

Japanese Barberry, Red Barberry, Thunberg's Barberry

Family: Berberidaceae Barberry

Type Shrub, groundcover
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 7B
Exposure Full shade to full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, erosion control, foundation, ground cover, massing, rock garden
Height 12" to 18" / 30cm to 45cm
Spread 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Semi-evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Purple
Fruit color Red
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, invasive