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Berberis darwinii

Darwin Barberry
Zone: 10a, 10b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Light/Bright Shade
Height: Minimum 6 feet , Maximum 10 feet
Width: Minimum 4 feet , Maximum 10 feet
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A striking, evergreen barberry, with bright, yellow-orange flowers on red stems, showy and cheerful over a long season in spring. This form, collected by plantsman Randall Hitchin, reaches 8 ft tall and nearly as wide, with arching branches and spiny leaves, dark green above and lighter below. Native to Chile and Argentina, these handsome plants enjoy full sun to part shade in reasonably well-drained soil with average summer water. Frost hardy in USDA zone 7.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:20 PM

One of the finest of all EG shrubs (Bean) first discovered by Darwin on his famous trip with the Beagle; of dense habit (6-10') with glossy leaves ; drooping 2"racemes of gold-tinged-red flowers ; sm.plum-colored flowers. Sun/Med

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:20 PM

Spectacular orange flowers smother this evergreen 6' x 6' shrub in spring.

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A Rocky Mountain Nursery Independence, OR Email now 503-838-4222 Container: 1