Berberis thunbergii Rose Glow (Japanese Barberry)

Graceful arching branches produce deep rose-red foliage which are mottled with green and white in the spring. The fruit are bright red drupes that appear in fall on thorny branches along with inconspicuous blooms.

Blooms mid-spring
5′ tall x 4′ spread
HARDY to -40° C/F
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Smooth-margined, narrow, glossy dark green foliage retains it colour into the fall but may have a bronze tinge in winter. Inconspicuous blooms. Slow growth rate. Ideal for topiary. Dense upright conical habit.

Blooms early spring
3-5′ tall x 2-3′ spread
Evergreen
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance
Fragrant insignificant flowers

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Clusters of white flowers with prominent bright pink stamens grow on deep green foliage that turns to an attractive purple tint in the fall creates a dense spreading mound. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
1 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Fragrant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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This interesting perennial features bright green spears bearing tiny, drooping, tubular flowers of creamy yellow atop foliage of strap-shaped basal leaves. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Rebloomer

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Pinkish-red feathery plumes emerge high above green, finely textured foliage that turns shades of yellow, gold and burgundy in fall. The foliage, if left to grow tall, provides winter interest and can be used as shading or screening. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms late summer to winter
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
4-8 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
Salt tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts birds 

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This graceful clump-forming warm season grass features narrow green leaves that lighten to gold, then to beige in autumn, while showy dusty-rose bottlebrush flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
4-5 ft tall x 4-5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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This mat-forming perennial features velvety, blue-green leaves, appearing silvery from a distance, on which spikes of lavender-hued flowers rarely bloom. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early fall
3-6 in tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant

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Burgundy and green foliage appears in the spring and turns scarlet red in the fall, when bright red berries appear. The stems are adorned with many sharp thorn, making it a great natural pest deterrent. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid spring
3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -40°C/F
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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A mounded habit of upright arching stems, with deep purplish foliage that turns scarlet red in the fall. The fruit are bright red drupes that appear in fall on thorny branches, along with inconspicuous blooms.

Blooms mid-spring
4′ tall x 3′ spread
HARDY to -40° C/F
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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