Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Concorde'

dwarf purpleleaf Japanese barberry

Deciduous Shrub

Berberis thunbergii 'Concorde' is a slow-growing and compact form of barberry with burgundy foliage. This deciduous shrub is suitable to use as an edging, in mixed borders, or in containers as a foliage accent.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Average, Low


Size: 18 - 24 tall x 18 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Attracts Birds, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Burgundy / Maroon

Flower Color: Yellow / Gold
Bloom Season: Spring

Fruit Description: Red

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Edging, Groundcover, Hedges and Screens, Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water
Wildlife: Bees, Birds, Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: front of border
Collections: Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Plant Combos