Have you ever heard of the Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea', belonging to the Berberidaceae plant family? This plant is also known as the Purple Japanese barberry. Curious about the best time for pruning, the size and colour of the leaves of the Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea'? Discover the unique attributes here! The Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea' is available in the Lowaters plant range. [h2]Attributes of the Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea'[/h2] This shrub does not have a scent. The Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea' grows best in a place with moist but well-drained or well drained soil. The best soils for this plant are clay, sand, chalk or loam. The Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea' likes to be in the full sun or partial shade and the plant does best in a sheltered or exposed spot. Make sure the plant is oriented to the north, east or west. A soil acidity that is acid, alkaline or neutral is ideal for this plant. In 120 months this perennial reaches its maximum adult height. The maximum dimensions are 1.5 m high and 1.5 m wide. The Purple Japanese barberry is a toxic plant that cannot be put in the proximity of pets or children. This could be dangerous. [h2]Nice to know[/h2] Don't panic: this plant has no spines! Afraid of the cold? That is not necessary at all with a plant such as the Purple Japanese barberry! The plant is hardy. This plant falls within the H7 hardiness zone. Do you want to create your own urban jungle? Be sure to check out our selection of plants that will surely suit your needs!
- Article numberBERBTFAT
- BrandGarden Beauty
- Sun & shadeFull Sun, Semi-shade
- Pot size3L Pot
- Soil typeMoist but Well-drained, Well drained
- Plant familyBerberidaceae
- Plant typeShrub
- Aspectnorth, west, east
- Light exposuresheltered, exposed
- Flowering periodSpring
- Pruning periodafter flowering period, spring
- Winter hardyYes
- Ground typechalk, clay, loam, sand
- PHacid, neutral, alkaline
- Hardiness zoneH7
- Time to maximum height in months120
- Maximum width in cm150
- Maximum height in cm150
- Common nameBarberry, Barberry
All plants in our shop are available for delivery and we aim to ship your plant as quickly as we can. On receipt of your order we will send you an order confirmation and reserve your plant on the nursery.
We deliver nationwide and have easy to understand rates for your delivery:
- England, Scotland, Wales
£5.99 & free delivery from £100
- Northern Ireland
£18.50, flat rate
- Scottish Islands
£26,00, flat rate
- Scottish Highlands
£18,50, flat rate
- Channel Isles
£35,00, flat rate
- Isle of Man
£27,00, flat rate
- Isle of Wight
£15,00, flat rate
- Scilly Isles
£28,00, flat rate
All orders placed will be dispatched as soon as possible, please allow 3-7 working days for delivery. Please bear in mind delivery can be dependant upon your geographical location and unfortunately, we are unable to deliver on weekends.
All deliveries are made using a next day service to reduce the time that the plants spend in transit. Next day delivery is subject to your delivery postcode. Any orders with an additional surcharge could take 2-5 days to be delivered. When this is the case we will do what we can to ensure your plants are in transit for the least amount of time as possible.
Every Garden Beauty plant comes carefully packed into its own individual box to ensure it reaches you in optimum condition, if there are any problems please refer to our no quibble policy in the terms and conditions.
Bank Holiday Weekends
To ensure delivery before a bank holiday weekend, orders must be placed before midnight on Wednesday. This will give us time to process your order and delivery it to you on Friday. If Friday is also a bank holiday then the cut off is 24hours earlier. Any orders after this time will be dispatched the following Tuesday and delivered on Wednesday subject to the time of year.
Easter Weekend delivery
To ensure delivery in time for the Easter weekend please place all orders through our site before midnight Tuesday 30th March. All orders before this date will be delivered on Thursday 1st April.
Christmas Delivery times
We grow our plants in various sizes in either a 2, 2.5, 3, 5 or a 7.5 litre pot, the top diameter of a 2 litre is 17cm (2.5l is 18cm) and a plant would typically cover the whole top of the pot - the image to the right shows a typical 3 litre helleborus ready for despatch. Please note that plant sizes will vary according to the time of year and the type of plant.
Looking after Your Plant
On receipt of your delivery please open the box as soon as possible and remove the plant from the box, if you are not able to plant it immediately please check that the compost is moist and place the plant in a sheltered position. Inside the box you will find a set of planting guidelines, please follow these to ensure success.