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Berberis thunbergii Red Chief – Red Leaf Barberry

Red Chief is a fantastic compact form of the popular berberis shrub with red-tinted foliage carried on arching stems. The deep red-purple leaves turn a vibrant scarlet in the Autumn months, adding a real highlight to the garden when there are less flowers around. Pale yellow flowers appear in mid-spring and these are followed by small red berries in Autumn. Berberis are very easy to grow and perfect for encouraging wild life in to the garden too being attractive shelter to both bird and beneficial insects. A perfect deciduous shrub that will make an attractive bush for a sunny or partially shady garden bed or border.Supplied in approx. 3-5 litre containers.