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Berberis x lologensis 'Mystery Fire' (Barberry 'Mystery Fire')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2m
Max height
2m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Berberis x lologensis 'Mystery Fire'

Other names

Barberry 'Mystery Fire'

Genus

Berberis Berberis

Variety or Cultivar

'Mystery Fire' _ 'Mystery Fire' is an upright, arching, evergreen shrub with glossy, dark green leaves, clusters of orange-yellow flowers in spring and deep purple fruit in autumn.


Berberis x lologensis 'Mystery Fire' is: Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Upright

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset.

Flower

Yellow-orange in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Trim after flowering as needed to keep a desirable shape. Deadhead regularly if pratical.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-ripe cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Berberis x lologensis 'Mystery Fire' (Barberry 'Mystery Fire') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Ground Cover, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in any well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Fruiting and autumn colour are better in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Berberis x lologensis 'Mystery Fire'

Other names

Barberry 'Mystery Fire'

Genus

Berberis Berberis

Variety or Cultivar

'Mystery Fire' _ 'Mystery Fire' is an upright, arching, evergreen shrub with glossy, dark green leaves, clusters of orange-yellow flowers in spring and deep purple fruit in autumn.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Upright

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset.


Colour

Flower

Yellow-orange in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Trim after flowering as needed to keep a desirable shape. Deadhead regularly if pratical.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-ripe cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Berberis x lologensis 'Mystery Fire' (Barberry 'Mystery Fire') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Ground Cover, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in any well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Fruiting and autumn colour are better in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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