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Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow'

Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow' and Berberis thunbergii Harlequin

Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow', commonly known as Barberry Rose Glow, is most popular for its dark purple variegated foliage, marbled with cream and pink. A fantastic compact garden hedge, Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow' boasts bright red autumn colour, small yellow flowers and red berries. Barberry Rose Glow is a great intruder proof fencing alternative due to its prickly thorns and is suited to most soils and sites.

  • Best Features: Marbled purple, pink and cream foliage, red autumn colour
  • Ideal For Hedges: 0.6m to 1.2m high
  • Growth Rate: Slow to Average | 20-30cm a year
  • Position: Any normal soil, including well-drained poor soils, sun or partial shade, exposed inland and coastal
  • Also Consider: The full range of Barberry for more choice of colourful, prickly hedge plants.

Barberry Rose Glow (Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow') description

This Japanese Barberry makes a delightful ornamental garden hedge, the foliage looks to have been marbled with splashes of pink and cream, creating a beautiful overall effect. Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow' boasts small pale yellow flowers which are followed by shiny red fruits which are often eaten by the birds in the autumn. Rose Glow is one of the deciduous Berberis and is a compact, easy maintenance plant that is ever popular for hedging.

Most popular uses for Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow' hedging

The perfect intruder proof barrier, Barberry Rose Glow has sharp thorns and forms a dense, impenetrable alternative to fencing. This purple, variegated Barberry will grow in most soils, excluding very wet sites, and is even happy in exposed inland and coastal positions. Sun or partial shade is ideal for Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow' which looks great when trimmed neatly, but equally as handsome when left a little bushy so that the branches can arch slightly.

Combine Barberry Rose Glow with

Stunning grown alone, Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow' could also be mixed with Red Berberis or Purple Berberis for an alternative look. Why not take a look at our Tapestry Mixed Hedging Packs; predefined packs of shrubs for hedging, all complementing one another.

Growth rate of Berberis thunbergii Rose Glow

A slow growing plant, achieving approximately 25cm a year Berberis thunbergii Rose Glow is ideal for desired heights of 60cm - 1.2m in height.

Care advice for Rose Glow Barberry

A quick annual prune in late autumn is all that Barberry Rose Glow needs to keep it in good condition. Please view the Best 4 Hedging Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section.

Suggested planting density of Berberis Rose Glow

For information on planting density recommendations for Berberis Rose Glow, please see the product table above. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.

The huge majority of our Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow' hedging plants are grown by experts in the UK with a great understanding of and experience in horticulture, occasionally we source Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow' from judiciously selected nurseries in Europe, where we are confident that the quality of the plants can’'t be beaten. At Best4hedging we strive to ensure that your Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow' plants are delivered in the freshest condition and that they are of the best quality, whilst preserving our sensible prices, so you can buy Berberis hedging plants with absolute confidence from us online.

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