- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Colorful variegation gives a sparkling effect.
Flowers are lovely, but its foliage that anchors most plants through the season, and its foliage that makes Sunjoy Sequins® barberry so unique. New growth emerges in a shimmering palette of white, pink, and mint green before maturing to emerald. This large shrub is a nice choice for a colorful hedge or eye-catching specimen, and its variegation makes it more shade tolerant than other barberries.
Top reasons to grow Sunjoy Sequins barberry:
- Colorful variegated foliage
- Very deer resistant
- More shade tolerant than other barberriesFoliage InterestDrought TolerantResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:24 - 36 InchesSpacing:36 - 48 InchesSpread:36 - 48 InchesFlower Colors:YellowFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:PinkFoliage Colors:WhiteFoliage Shade:VariegatedHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:SpringHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8aWater Category:LowSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Fertile SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Poor SoilSoil PH Category:Acidic SoilSoil PH Category:Alkaline SoilSoil PH Category:Neutral SoilUses:Border PlantUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Because of its showy variegation, it makes an eye-catching statement anywhere you plant it.Maintenance Notes:
Barberry does have thorns, but rarely requires pruning.
Like most variegated plants, occasional reversions to the original green form may occur. These should be pruned out as needed.Sunjoy Sequins® Berberis thunbergii 'Arlene' USPP 31,117, Can PBRAF