10 varieties of barberry, which will decorate your garden

  • Dec 24, 2019

Every owner of a suburban area so try to choose ornamental plants to the garden look beautiful and stylish. Bright yellow, purple, red and orange bushes of barberry, look great, and although not all varieties of this shrub can endure the harsh Russian winter, there are 10 varieties of barberry, which are well acclimatized to our country and will decorate the garden composition.

Flowering barberry. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
Flowering barberry. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

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What is interesting barberry

The plant is a large shrub or small tree of the family Berberidaceae with thorny stems and small dense flowers in spring, and small bright berries in autumn. Barberry, during flowering bewitching its fragrant scent, perfect for giving uniqueness landscaping beauty of the colorful crowns.

Depending on the design ideas of the crown portion of the bush can be given a round shape resembling a bunch, or square, compositions do bush center undersized bushes planted around the perimeter of a hedge or pictorial curbs.

About the beneficial properties of barberry berries which are rich in malic and citric acids, was known even before Christ. To decorate the luxurious plant sites appeared less than 2 centuries ago, when the bushes covering the mountain slopes of China and Japan, interested designers.

This garden plant, the number of species which reaches nearly 500 species may be either evergreen or deciduous, reach a height of a few. Cm to 3 m most popular with gardeners deciduous species of barberry - they have an amazing color of foliage, stylish colors and bright, eye-catching berries.

All varieties of barberry extraordinarily beautiful. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
All varieties of barberry extraordinarily beautiful. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

varieties of barberry

There are several varieties, successfully caught on in this country, which will be a perfect acquisition for garden decoration. These include:

  • Thunberg Admireyshn - is small in size barberry cultivar with dense foliage in the form of a ball, adult height the plant is 0.5 m. Flowering shrub with yellow flowers in May, the beginning of autumn appear on the branches of red berries colors. The main decoration of the bush in summer - orange or yellow leaves, changing to autumn colors on bright red with yellow piping.
  • Thunberg Coroniti - the plant is big enough, its width - 1 m, and the height of the bushes adults 1.5 m. The leaves of barberry is decorated with fringe, their color at last year's branches - purple young shoots - bright red.
  • Thunberg Harlequin - a variety with variegated leaves require much space. When planting is necessary to take this into account, as an adult bush, reaching a width of 2 m, it is characterized by rapid growth, but the young plants should cover from the cold winter.
  • Rose Glow looks like a fabulous bouquet with colorful pinkish young shoots and leaves, and branches of previous years, and leaves them more dark - purple-violet.
  • Golden Rocket - usually not grown to a great height, because of this golden-green bush shoots may freeze slightly or break under the weight of snow.
  • Orange Rocket leaves with an intense orange color, purple rolling in the autumn, suitable for borders and groups. Narrow bushes grow only slowly in height.
  • In Thunberg Aurea is very slow growing, with a width of 1 m and it is in 10 years reaches 80 cm. The foliage of barberry in yellow, brighter on the sunny site. The plant survives in any soil, it is not afraid of cold, sharp wind only.
  • Barberry Cabernet - is also a horizontal bush with bright foliage, which changes its color from crimson spring to red-orange in the late summer. The crown of the plant is necessary to cut each year in order to give the correct form.
  • Maria Thunberg quite capricious, this sort of barberry with golden foliage pruning requires 2 times a year, afraid of the wind and is growing too slowly. When the manifestation of patience bush after 10 years can turn into a gold ball one meter in diameter.
  • Red Carpet is better to plant in the free area away from the tracks, so as not to cling to him shoots with spines. Painted this grade an entire palette of colors, from pale green to bright red.
All varieties of barberry extraordinarily beautiful, and everyone can choose for themselves the appropriate grade.

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