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Berberis x stenophylla 'Corallina Compacta' (Golden barberry 'Corallina Compacta')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Berberis x stenophylla 'Corallina Compacta'

Other names

Golden barberry 'Corallina Compacta'

Genus

Berberis Berberis

Variety or Cultivar

'Corallina Compacta' _ 'Corallina Compacta' is a compact, rounded evergreen shrub with stiff, dark-green leaves and dark-yellow flowers in summer followed by blue-black berries in autumn.


Berberis x stenophylla 'Corallina Compacta' is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Rounded

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-yellow in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Berberis x stenophylla 'Corallina Compacta' (Golden barberry 'Corallina Compacta') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grows in any well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Good hedging plant.

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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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

Botanical name

Berberis x stenophylla 'Corallina Compacta'

Other names

Golden barberry 'Corallina Compacta'

Genus

Berberis Berberis

Variety or Cultivar

'Corallina Compacta' _ 'Corallina Compacta' is a compact, rounded evergreen shrub with stiff, dark-green leaves and dark-yellow flowers in summer followed by blue-black berries in autumn.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Rounded

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-yellow in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Berberis x stenophylla 'Corallina Compacta' (Golden barberry 'Corallina Compacta') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grows in any well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Good hedging plant.

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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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