Best berberis for foliage colour
It is generally cultivars of Berberis thunbergii that are grown for their leaf colour, which is brightest in spring as it emerges and in autumn when it takes on rich autumnal tones. Many also produce colourful berries, providing a long season of interest.
With so many different cultivars available it can be difficult to decide which is right for your planting scheme. Here are some of our favourites, arranged by foliage colour.