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Japanese Barberry

This exceptional barberry variety bears striking red foliage throughout the growing season. Well-suited for planting in large groups, as accent, or for the mixed garden. Contrasts best with yellow- and gray-leaved plants. Exposure to full sun stimulates richest leaf color.

Companion Plants

Butterfly Bush

Eastern Redbud


Plant Details

  • Common name

    Japanese Barberry

  • Botanical name

    Berberis thunbergii var. atropurpurea

  • Variety

    Rose Glow®

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 4 (-30°F) to USDA Zone 8 (10°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    4-6' (1-2 m)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    In spring

  • Water

    2-3 times per week

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time

    No Bloom

  • Maintenance

    Apply mulch

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Kathryn G.'s collection