Berberis x stenophylla 'Corallina Compacta'

Corallina Compact Evergreen Barberry

Family: Berberidaceae

Genus: Berberis

Parent: Berberis x stenophylla

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: To 12" tall and wide

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun


Well-drained soil required. Deer tolerant. Narrow dark green leaves and yellow to orange flowers in spring, followed by dark blue berries. Rounded compact habit.


RHS Award of Garden Merit in 1993.

My Experience: 

I ordered one from Forest Farm for delivery in spring 2013 and planted it in the Turret Front Garden in May 2013. It struggled and died in the summer.

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