(syn. Berberis thunbergii 'Painter's Palette', Japanese barberry 'Orange Rocket')
A robust medium sized columnar shrub densely covered in small rounded leaves that are bright orange in spring, changing to ruby red with maturity.. Small scented yellow flowers are produced in spring, followed by red fruits in late summer.
Grow in moist well drained soil in full sun for the most vivid colours, or in partial shade.
Eventual mature plant size :