Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Rocket'
Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Rocket' Plant Patent #18,411
Vibrant coral-orange new foliage ages to a medium green, then turns ruby red in autumn. This award-winning, compact shrub has a vigorous upright growth habit and improved resistance to rust. Use to brighten the landscape in mass plantings, as a specimen plant, or in a container. Deciduous.
Watering Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Growth habit: Columnar
Growth rate: Fast
Average landscape size: Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide in 10 years.