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Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Red Rocket'Japanese Barberry

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

£12.99

Dark foliage and glossy scarlet berries

Superb autumn colour

Upright vase-shaped habit

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Height Up to 200cm (78in)
Spread Up to 150cm (60in)

Hardy Shrub

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sun or semi shade

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Description
This upright, deciduous shrub forms a dense vase-shaped bush with maturity. The spiny stems of Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Red Rocket' are cloaked in rounded, dark burgundy leaves, which transform to a blaze of red in autumn. The clusters of small, yellow spring flowers are followed by scarlet berries which are loved by birds. Like all Japanese Barberry plants, this variety is hardy, reliable and easy to grow. A superb choice for bringing colour and interest to the back of sunny, mixed borders. Height: 200cm (78"). Spread: 150cm (59").

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.


1 x 9cm potted berberis plant (KB1156)

How to Grow
Plant Berberis in full sun or partial shade, on a reliably moist, well-drained soil. Barberry plants are extremely resilient and will grow on many different soil types, except waterlogged.
More Info
Berberis require little maintenance once established. Trim back the stems lightly after flowering, removing dead or damaged growth at the same time.
Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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