Berberis thunbergii var. atropurpurea 'Rose Glow'
Common name: 
Rose Glow Barberry
Pronunciation: 
BER-ber-is thun-BER-jee-a at-ro-pur-PEWR-ree-a
Family: 
Berberidaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow'
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous shrub, 4-5 ft (1.2-1.5 m), much branched, very dense, upright stems, thorny, purplish-pink foliage. New foliage is rose-pink, mottled with deeper red-purple splotches.  Matures to a deep reddish purple.  Fall color is orange red to reddish purple.
  • Colors best in full sun or light shade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4     Released by a nursery in Holland in 1957.
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