Berberis thunbergii 'Mini Saffron' ('Kasia')

Sunjoy® Mini Saffron Barberry

Newly planted

Newly planted


Patents: PPAF

Family: Berberidaceae

Genus: Berberis

Parent: Berberis thunbergii

Category: Shrub - Deciduous

Zones: 4 to 8

Size: To 2' tall and 2.5' wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Yellow-green foliage, burn-resistant with orange tints on the new growth and orange to red autumn color. Well-drained soil.


Proven Winners® ColorChoice® shrub.

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant at Big Bloomers in October 2012 and planted it in the One Of Everything garden.

Sources of Information

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