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Barberry Orange Rocket - 9cm Potted Shrub

  • Catalogue Code 5140-5176
  • Pack Contents: 1x 9cm Potted Shrub
  • Shrubs studded with flowers every April and May
  • Happy in sun, part sun or shade
  • Thrives in moist to damp soils
  • Low maintenance
  • Great colour-changing hedging plant
  • Full hardy in the UK
  • 9cm pot, delivered to your door

Add barberry Orange Rocket to your outdoor space for visual impact in both form and colour. Otherwise called a Japanese berberis this upright and dramatic shrub plant looks like an exploding rocket firework in your garden beds. Alternatively you can plant it up in a container with rich, moist to wet soils.

In spring the leaves are orange and coral in colour and an abundance of small yellow flowers appear. As the summer continues the leaves intensify in colour and become wine-coloured turning dark red in autumn before falling to the ground leaving a dramatic silhouette of branches in the winter.

Returning every year, this colour-changing fully-hardy woody plant is dramatic on account of its upright and firework-like branches.

Useful Tip:

We recommend that you plant in containers and plant neighbouring winter and spring-flowering bulbs. The bright and cheery flowers of snowdrops and daffodils complement the coral-coloured leaves in March and April. Barberry Orange Rocket is perfect for growing beneath deciduous trees too as an understorey of colour and intriguing leaf form.

Up To: 1.2m (4ft)


  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Attracts Bees
  • Good in containers and pots
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Will flower well in partial sun

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