3 – 9
3 – 8 feet
full sun to part shade
By: Meriel Bradley
Barberries have bright colourful foliage on graceful arching stems through the summer with brilliant leaf colour in the fall.
Some of the older varieties can get quite large so be careful to understand the habits of the variety you are buying and be aware they do have sharp thorns. It can also be considered an invasive species in some areas so check with your local regulations before planting.
This is, however, along with its wonderful colour and form, a low maintenance shrub, and can be grown as a hedge.
Full sun to part shade
Zones 3 – 9
Grows 2 – 6 feet tall depending on the variety
Can be grown as a hedge
Considered an invasive species in some areas
By: Meriel Bradley The Black Swallowtail Butterfly is so beautiful with an impressive wingspan of about 4 inches. It doesn't land in one spot for very long so is quite hard to capture, but it finally landed in my vegetable garden on a mulch path just long enough for...