A dense, medium-sized evergreen shrub, with dark glossy green, broadly oblong, sparsely-spined leaves, and drooping racemes of rich orange flowers, tinged red in bud, followed by blue-black berries. 

Good for pollinators

RHS garden merit

 

Ultimate height

1.5–2.5 metres

 

Ultimate spread

1.5–2.5 metre

 

Position

  • Full sun

  • Partial shade

 

Aspect

South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing

Exposure

Exposed or Sheltered 

 

Hardiness ratings

H5

Berberis darwinii

£9.60Price