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Berberis darwinii
Common Name: Darwin's Barberry Family: Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)

Berberis darwinii

This is a dense, compact, evergreen shrub, with dark glossy green, broadly oblong, spined leaves, and drooping racemes of rich orange flowers, tinged red in bud, followed by blue-black berries


Geogrpahical Origin:
Central and South America
Native Habitat:
Moist shady woodland in the Patagonian mountains

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourOrange 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread2-3'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7-11  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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