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Rose Glow Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow'
    12 reviews
Rose Glow Barberry
Rose Glow Barberry
Rose Glow Barberry
Rose Glow Barberry
Rose Glow Barberry
Rose Glow Barberry
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Rose Glow Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow'
    12 reviews

Great for Adding Color to your Landscape!

  • Purple-Red foliage
  • Yellow flowers in summer
  • Red seed pods in winter
  • Versatile plant
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The Rose Glow Barberry is a very versatile shrub. It is a great shrub for beginner gardeners and can be used in a wide variety of ways to meet you landscaping needs. This beautiful shrub has astounding, red colored foliage. When new shoots start to form, the colors vary from spotted red to pink blotched foliage. The showy, variegated leaves change from purple to pink, making this shrub have a “glowing” effect.

The early spring brings little yellow flowers in clusters. Once the summer suns have passed the cool fall weather brings a vibrant red color to the foliage. Although, the Barberry loses it leaves in the winter, it does continue to bring showy interest with long oval shaped red seed pods that stay intact throughout the entire winter.

The Rose Glow Barberry has a lot to offer when it comes to your landscaping needs. It is great to be used as a foundation plant, borders, clusters, or even solitary. At full maturity this shrub can reach 4-5 feet high and wide. The Rose Glow barberry prefers full sun, but will tolerate partial shade as well as drought conditions.

The sun brings this bush its red tones, so if planted in the shade it will lose color and will remain green with patches of red and pink accents. This plant is very adaptable to all soil types and retains its color all summer long.

The Rose Glow Barberry is a versatile plant that can adapt to most conditions. The colors displayed all year round make this plant pleasing to the eye during all seasons. The Rose Glow an extremely popular plant across the US and beyond!

Rose Glow Barberry FAQ

When Should I Prune A Rose Glow Barberry?

There is no need to prune this shrub. However, if you prefer a manicured look, prune in winter.

How To Plant This Barberry

Plant this barberry in full or part sun. These hardy shrubs are adaptable to just about any soil that drains well. After planting be sure to water deeply 1-2 times per week in order for the roots to grow properly.

When To Propagate

Propagate in the spring and water once a week until established. Applying 2-3 inches of mulch will help protect the roots in extreme temperatures and keep the soil moist.

Caring for Rose Glow Barberry
Plant your Rose Glow Barberry in full or part sun. These hardy shrubs are adaptable to just about any soil that drains well. After planting be sure to water deeply 1-2 times per week in order for the roots to grow properly. Once established this shrub is drought tolerant and extremely low maintenance. Watering is generally only needed in periods of extreme drought. Applying 2-3 inches of mulch will help protect the roots in extreme temperatures and keep the soil moist. There is no need to prune this shrub. However, if you prefer a manicured look, prune in winter. Fertilize with our balanced, slow release fertilizer in spring. This barberry is salt, pollution, heat, and cold tolerant and disease, pest, rabbit, and deer resistant.
Landscape ideas

There are many uses for dwarf barberries like the Rose Glow Barberry. Plant in groups for a big punch of color, or you can use them as a border planting. When planting a border, space these barberries at least about 2 feet apart. They will grow together forming a small, colorful hedge. Use easy to grow barberries in mixed beds for fabulous color contrast and phenomenal texture. 

Combine your landscape colors with either the Sunjoy Gold PillarSunjoy TangeloOrange Rocket, or Crimson Pygmy Barberry

For additional options, be sure to browse our Loropetalum and Barberry collections.

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Growing Zones 4-8
Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Adaptable
Sunlight Full, Partial
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 3-4 Feet
Mature Width 2-3 Feet
Growth Rate moderate
Fall Color Red

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