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Berberis repens - Creeping Barberry
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Berberidaceae (Barberries)
Origin: Pacific and Mountain States (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloomtime: Spring/Summer
Synonyms: [Mahonia repens]
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: Spreading
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: < 0 F
Berberis repens (Creeping Barberry) - This slow-growing native shrub spreads to 3 feet tall and expands by underground runners. The leaves are dark blue-green and in winter they turn a reddish tinge. Yellow flowers bloom in late spring through early summer and are followed by blue berries. Grows in sun or part shade with little water. Hardy to below 0 F (to about -15c if growing in a sheltered position).  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Berberis repens.
 
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