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Berberis x lologensis ‘Apricot Queen’

Barberry

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Flowers
Flowers

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Fruits
Fruits

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  • Botanical name: Berberis x lologensis 'Apricot Queen'
  • Common name: Barberry
  • Family: Berberidaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Orange

Foliage colour:

Green

Berberis x lologensis ‘Apricot Queen’

Berberis x lologensis is a particularly beautiful berberis. A natural hybrid, it was discovered in Argentina growing next to its parents, one of which is the superb Berberis darwinii. The flowers of ‘Apricot Queen’ are a particularly charming shade of apricot orange and are borne prolifically in long trusses or racemes, which look especially vibrant in the late spring sunlight. It’s best grown as a specimen shrub in a mixed or shrub border, with space to spread naturally. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

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Grow Berberis x lologensis ‘Apricot Queen’ in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.

How to grow Berberis 'Apricot Queen'

  • Plant size

    3m height

    3m spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, south facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Back

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

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Do not Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

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Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do Sow in October

Do Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Fruits
Fruits

Plant does not fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does not fruit in May

Plant does not fruit in June

Plant does fruit in July

Plant does fruit in August

Plant does not fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does not fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do not Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do Prune in August

Do Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Berberis 'Apricot Queen' and wildlife

Berberis 'Apricot Queen' is known for attracting bees, birds and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers, has seeds for birds and makes a good wildlife hedge.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Attractive to Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Berberis 'Apricot Queen' poisonous?

Berberis 'Apricot Queen' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People