Plant Uses & Characteristics

  • Height- 2-3 ft.
  • Spread- 2-3 ft.
  • Foliage Color- Maroon/dark green
  • Flower Color- Maroon
  • Flowering Period: Spring
  • Accent- Evergreen, deer tolerant.

Growing Conditions

  • ​​Sun Exposure- Full sun
  • Hardiness Zone- 4-8
  • Growth Rate- Moderate

A dwarf, densely branched form displaying deep crimson colored foliage all season long. Best color when planted in full sun. Excellent color contrast against green or gold-leaved plants. Excellent for mass plantings, particularly as a low hedge or border plant.

Crimson Pygmy Barberry

​Berberis thunbergii 'Crimson Pygmy'