Berberis thunbergii 'Crimson Pygmy'
- Common Name(s):
- Crimson Pygmy Japanese barberry
Birds are not attracted to fruit; brittle stems; this plant is seldom damaged by deer
- 2-3 ft.
- Alternate, simple, deep crimson leaves with bronze tinge; .5 to .7 in.-long; greenish-red when grown in shade; single spine at each node
- Waxy, pale yellow to orange to red flowers; .2-in., red, oval berries in summer; persists into winter
- 6 to 8
- Sun to light shade; range of soil types, except wet
- Rounded, compact
- 3-4 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1417