'Sunjoy Neo' Barberry


Blazingly bright!

Sunjoy Neo barberry boasts vivid orange foliage that stands out in the landscape. No worries about this plant blending in to the surroundings. Sun-loving and durable, this barberry is resistant to deer and unbothered by pests and diseases. It naturally grows into a nice, rounded shape that's right at home in the landscape or flower garden. 

Top reasons to grow Sunjoy Neo barberry:

- Very bright orange foliage, especially in spring and fall

- Thrives in full sun with little care

- Very resistant to deer

Disease Resistant
Foliage Interest
Fall Interest


Plant Type: 
Shrub Type: 
Height Category: 
Garden Height: 
 30 - 32 Inches
 30 - 32 Inches
 30 - 32 Inches
Flower Colors: 
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Foliage Shade: 
Container Role: 


Light Requirement: 

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Maintenance Category: 
Blooms On: 
 Old Wood
Bloom Time: 
 Late Spring
Hardiness Zones: 
Water Category: 
Needs Good Drainage
 Border Plant
 Edging Plant
 Mass Planting
 Specimen or Focal Point
Uses Notes: 

Reaching just 2.5'/.76m tall, this barberry makes a nice edging plant or low hedge. It is colorful enough to be used in a perennial garden as a foliage plant.

Maintenance Notes: 

Barberries need little to no maintenance. Water regular for the first year or so; once they are established, they tolerate drought. Should need little or no pruning; trim to shape in early spring if desired. 

PLEASE NOTE: Sunjoy Neo® - Barberry - Berberis thunbergii is restricted and cannot be shipped to the state(s) of CT, DE, IN, MA, ME, MN, NH, NY, VT, WI and WV. MD notes that it may be invasive.

It will not be available in Canada. 

Sunjoy Neo barberry has passed wheat rust resistance testing under trial code H2007-001-031.

Sunjoy Neo® Berberis thunbergii 'NCBT2' USPPAF