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Barberry Berberis eurybracteata

Previously known as:

  • Mahonia eurybracteata
Phonetic Spelling
BER-ber-is YUR-ree-brak-tee-ay-tuh
Description

A broadleaf evergreen shrub that is drought tolerant and does well in urban conditions.  It needs well-drained soil and does best in full sun though it tolerates partial shade.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Soft Caress'
Tags:
#evergreen#fragrant flowers#drought tolerant#low maintenance#air pollution tolerant#showy fruits#evergreen shrub#urban conditions tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Soft Caress'
Tags:
#evergreen#fragrant flowers#drought tolerant#low maintenance#air pollution tolerant#showy fruits#evergreen shrub#urban conditions tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Berberis
    Species:
    eurybracteata
    Family:
    Berberidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    China
    Dimensions:
    Height: 4 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Pollution
    Urban Conditions