- Common Name: Barberry
- Position: Full sun, Partial shade, North-facing, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing, Exposed, Sheltered
- Soil: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained, Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand, Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
- Flowers: Spring
- Flower Colour: Orange, Red
- Hardiness: H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters
- Habit: Evergreen, Bushy
- Height & Spread: 90cm × 90cm
A dwarf, evergreen shrub with spiny stems and a dense habit, making it a great hedging plant with built-in security. In spring it bears masses of orange flowers which are attractive to wildlife and in autumn bears small purple-black fruits.
Berberis darwinii 'Compacta'