- Common Name(s):
- Warty barberry
Drought tolerant; dependable; easy to transplant; can be used as specimen, hedge, or barrier plant; tolerates urban conditions; this plant is seldom damaged by deer
- 3-6 ft.
- Alternate, simple, leathery, dark green leaves; .5-1.5 in.-long; taper at both ends; margins are slightly spiny toothed; leaves may become purplish-green or mahogany in winter
- Golden-yellow flowers; .3-in. fruit is violet-black with a bloom
- 5 to 7
- Sun to partial shade; tolerates range of soil types; dislikes wet feet
- Compact, dense, rounded shrub; arching, spreading branches
- 3-4 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1421