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Beautiful Flowers and Shrubs

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Rose Glow Japanese Barberry (4 of 14)

Mounding, deciduous shrub with red leaves flecked with white, yellow flowers and thorns
Remove spent flower stalks to prevent unwanted seedlings
Plant in full sun to light shade; foliage color better in full sun
Prune back after first frost; divide and fertilize in spring
Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil; drought tolerant once established
Height: 3-5 feet Width: 3-4 feet
Hardy in zones 4-8:
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; protect from salt; pull mulch back in spring.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; protect from salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.
Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall.

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