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Berberis Little Favourite

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pot size: 14cm
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Berberis Little Favourite is compact shrubs with interesting foliage and stunning autumn colour. They make an excellent dwarf shrub for low borders/hedges or planted in containers for balcony planting.
Foliage of little favourite Berberis is a purple/red colour, turning orange in Autumn.  Small cream flowers in Spring.
Berberis thunbergii 'Little Favourite', also known as Japanese barberry 'Little Favourite', is a small, compact shrub that is native to Japan. It is a popular ornamental plant known for its attractive foliage and low maintenance requirements. 'Little Favourite' grows up to 60cm tall and wide, with a dense and mounding growth habit. It prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. In the spring, it produces small yellow flowers that give way to red berries in the fall. The plant's foliage is a deep green color that turns to shades of orange and red in the fall, adding seasonal interest to the landscape.
'Little Favourite' is a low-maintenance plant that requires little care once established. It is generally pest and disease-resistant, and does not require regular fertilization. However, pruning may be necessary to maintain its shape and size.
Japanese barberry has been classified as an invasive species in some areas, and its sale and use is restricted or prohibited in some states. Gardeners should consult with their local agricultural extension service or a knowledgeable nursery to determine if it is appropriate for their region.
Overall, Berberis thunbergii 'Little Favourite' is an attractive and easy-to-grow plant that can add color and texture to a variety of garden settings. Its compact size makes it ideal for small gardens, rock gardens, or as a low hedge.
Plant Berberis in humus rich, well drained soil. Ideally plant in a morning sun to lightly shaded position for best foliage colour. The branches have spiny shoots which is where it gets its common name, Japanese Barberry.