Sunjoy Orange Pillar™ Barberry Berberis thunbergii
The same incredible neon orange foliage as Sunjoy Neo barberry, but with the useful, versatile habit of best-selling Sunjoy Gold Pillar barberry. Developed by Dr. Tom Ranney and his team at NCSU.
Top reasons to grow Sunjoy Orange Pillar barberry:
- Versatile, appealing shape adds drama and flair
- Vibrant, persistant neon orange coloring
- Very deer resistant
Plant Type: Shrub
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Height Category: Tall
Garden Height: 36 - 48 Inches
Spacing: 18 - 36 Inches
Spread: 18 - 36 Inches
Flower Colors: Yellow
Foliage Colors: Orange, Red
Foliage Shade: Orangey=Red
Container Role: Thriller
Light Requirement: Sun
Maintenance Category: Easy
Bloom Time: Grown for Foliage
Hardiness Zones: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
Water Category: Average
Needs Good Drainage
Soil Fertility Requirement: Poor Soil
Uses: Container, Landscape
Shrub borders, groupings, masses, perennial borders and containers.
Extremely adaptable, but prefers well-drained soil. This upright columnar selection does not require any pruning, but may be shaped in summer. Deciduous. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees & shrubs. Follow the label for the recommended rate of application.
PLEASE NOTE: Sunjoy Orange Pillar® - Barberry - Berberis thunbergii is restricted and cannot be shipped to the state(s) of CT, DE, IN, MA, ME, MN, NH, NY, VT, or WV. MD notes that it may be invasive.
Note: This is a new variety in the Sunjoy series and all of Sunjoy series are NOT invasive and produce few to no viable seeds.
If you cut open a barberry stem, the wood inside is yellow.