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Beginner Gardening: This is bugging me! Can NE1 ID?

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Topeka, KS

November 11, 2007
5:33 PM

Post #4182202

At the facility where I used to work, they had these awesome bushes (actually they are probably called hedges) everywhere. There were some that turned bright yellow and some bright red/maroon. The guys who planted them couldn't even tell me what they were. This has been buggin me for almost 4 years! Can someone help me find out what it is? They were kept squarely trimmed and were only about 3 - 3 1/2 feet tall. This is just a small sample. Thank you!

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West Pottsgrove, PA
(Zone 6b)

November 13, 2007
3:41 AM

Post #4187597

Barberry / Berberis of some kind, probably Japanese. It's become a problem in some states.
Livermore, CA
(Zone 9b)

November 13, 2007
4:13 PM

Post #4188843

I concur with claypa - love it, have alot of Japanese barberry here, but it is well behaved in this climate. The colors are gorgoeus.

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