Berberis buxifolia 'Nana'
Dwarf Magellan Barberry
Dwarf Box-leafed Barberry
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, slow growing, 2 ft (0.5 m) tall, dense, mounding habit, small thorns, 3-parted or simple. Leaves simple, alternate, 1-2.5 cm long, prickly tip, otherwise entire. Flowers yellow-orange. Fruit purple-blue.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (6) 7 Native to southern Chile, Argentina.
- Some disorder in Corvallis, presumably a disease, causes entire shoots to brown and die.