Barberry 'Orange King' Berberis trigona 'Orange King'

barberry 'Orange King'


'Orange King' is a medium-sized, upright, evergreen shrub with small, glossy, spine-tipped, dark green leaves and clusters of orange flowers in late spring followed by blue-black berries

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      barberry 'Orange King'

    • Common names

      Berberis linearifolia 'Orange King'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1.5-2.5 metres

    • Spread

      1.5-2.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 1 or pruning group 8

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Low Maintenance Flower borders and beds Hedging & Screens Cottage & Informal Garden Coastal Wildlife Gardens

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by mallet or basal semi-hardwood cuttings, in summer under mist, or by stooling

  • insectPests

    May be affected by berberis sawfly, which can cause severe defoliation

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by powdery mildews, rust diseases, and honey fungus