Berberis thunbergii Sunsation®

Sunsation® Barberry

Sunsation® Barberry

Format

Exposure

  • Full sun
  • Part shade

Rusticity

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • May
  • June

  • Bright golden foliage
  • Resistance to diseases, pests and pollution
  • Compact and bushy, ideal for borders, flowerbeds
  • Easy to maintain
  • Bright red berries in autumn attract birds

Add a touch of radiant sunshine to your garden with Berberis thunbergii Sunsation®. This remarkable plant is prized for its bright golden leaves that illuminate the landscape year-round. Its flexible branches and compact form make it an ideal choice for hedges, borders, or beds. Easy to maintain and resilient, it brings a splash of vibrant color and attractive structure to any garden.

Cultivation Tips:

  • Plant Sunsation® barberry in well-drained, fertile soil, making sure to expose it to partial to full sun.
  • Water regularly during the first year of planting to ensure good growth and deep rooting.
  • Prune lightly in spring to maintain a compact shape and encourage new growth.
  • Add a layer of mulch around the base of the plant to help retain soil moisture and reduce weed growth.
  • Fertilize lightly in spring with a balanced fertilizer to promote healthy growth and vibrant foliage coloring.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
24 - 36 in.
Spread
60 - 36 in.
Height
24 - 36 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Compact, rounded

Flowering colours:

  • Yellow

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Moderate, drought tolerant once established

Maintenance:

  • Light pruning in spring if necessary
  • Annual fertilization in spring

Soil requirement:

  • Well drained, fertile

Features

Resistance:

  • Resistant to diseases, pests and air pollution

Attract:

  • Birds

Use:

  • Urban gardens
  • Borders
  • Massives

Attribute:

  • Bright golden foliage
  • Red berries in autumn
  • Low maintenance

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