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Botanical name: Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpureum 'Admiration'
Other names: Japanese barberry 'Admiration'
Variety or cultivar: 'Admiration' _ 'Admiration' is a small, compact, rounded deciduous shrub with yellow-edged purple-red leaves, pale pink flowers in summer and crimson berries and leaves in autumn.
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpureum 'Admiration' is: Deciduous
Flower: Pale-pink in Summer
Foliage: Reddish-purple in Spring; Reddish-purple in Summer; Bright-red in Autumn
Fruit: Red in Autumn
Habit: Compact, Domed, Rounded, Small
Toxicity: Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset.
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: This plant needs little regular pruning. However, to renovate old plants, remove the oldest stems at the base and cut back all branches to healthy young shoots in late winter.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpureum 'Admiration' (Japanese barberry 'Admiration') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.3m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in any soil in a sunny or partially shaded position - preferably sunny for best fruits and autumn colour.
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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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