Berberis buxifolia Nana Berberidacae
Dwarf Magellan Barberry, Dwarf Box-leafed Barberry BER-ber-is buks-i-FO-lee-a
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, slow growing, 2 ft (0.5 m) tall, dense, mounding habit, small thorns, 3-parted or simple. Leaves simple, alternate, 1-2.5 cm long, prickly tip, otherwise entire. Flowers yellow-orange. Fruit purple-blue.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (6) 7 Native to southern Chile, Argentina.
- Some disorder in Corvallis, presumably a disease, causes entire shoots to brown and die.