Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Rocket' Plant Patent #18,411
Vibrant coral-orange new foliage ages to a medium green, then turns ruby red in autumn. This award-winning, compact shrub has a vigorous upright growth habit and improved resistance to rust. Use to brighten the landscape in mass plantings, as a specimen plant, or in a container. Deciduous. Sold in two gallon container.
Light Needs: Partial to full sun
Water Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Plant type: Shrub
Growth habit: Columnar
Growth rate: Fast
Average landscape size: Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide in 10 years.
Special features: Compact Form, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Tolerates Road Salt, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Foliage color: Red
Blooms: Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Flower color: Yellow
Landscape Uses: Barrier, Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Urban Garden, Woodland Garden