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Botanical name: Berberis darwinii 'Compacta'
Other names: Darwin's barberry 'Compacta'
Variety or cultivar: 'Compacta' _ 'Compacta' is a compact form of Berberis darwinii. A vigourous, dense, evergreen shrub with holly-like leaves which are tinged red when new and develop into dark green, with rich orange-yellow flowers in spring and sometimes again in autumn, followed by round, blue-black fruit.
Berberis darwinii 'Compacta' is: Evergreen
Flower: Yellow, Dark-orange in Spring
Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons
Fruit: Blue-black in Summer
Habit: Compact, Dense, Upright
Toxicity: Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset.
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Berberis darwinii 'Compacta' (Darwin's barberry 'Compacta') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.9m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in any soil, except waterlogged, in a sunny position for best fruiting.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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