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A picture of a Creeping-Rooted Barberry  'Rotundifolia'

Creeping-Rooted Barberry 'Rotundifolia'

Mahonia repens 'Rotundifolia'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

1m

30cm

Min

75cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Creeping-Rooted Barberry 'Rotundifolia' Overview

This compact evergreen has a suckering habit that creates a dense ground covering. It's leaves are a dark green, pointed and sharply toothed. In spring it produces dark yellow upright racemes of flowers which develop into blue black fruit.

Common problems with Creeping-Rooted Barberry 'Rotundifolia'

How to harvest Creeping-Rooted Barberry 'Rotundifolia'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Creeping-Rooted Barberry 'Rotundifolia'

Seed

Cuttings

Take semi hardeood cuttings in late summer.

Special features of Creeping-Rooted Barberry 'Rotundifolia'

Ground cover

Attractive flowers

Attractive fruits

Attracts useful insects

Provides shelter to overwintering wildlife and it's early flowers provide an early source of nectar.

Other uses of Creeping-Rooted Barberry 'Rotundifolia'

This architectural shrub is a useful addition to banks and slopes as has low maintenance requirements, resistant to pollution and drought tolerant.