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Berberis x mentorensis

Common Name(s):
Mentor barberry
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought and heat tolerant; good screen or barrier plant; thorny stems; dependable and very adaptable

Height:
4-6 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, leathery, dark green leaves; 1-2 in.-long; stems are usually three-spined; yellow, orange, red fall color; holds leaves into late fall
Flower:
Yellow flowers in spring; sometimes produces red fruit
Zones:
6 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous to semi-evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; well-drained soil; withstands heat and drought
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Dense, mounded shrub; upright
Width:
5-7 ft.
Tags:
evergreen, deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1424