The Paleleaf Barberry (Berberis candidula) is a flowering, evergreen, perennial shrub in the Berberidaceae family.
It is native to China.
It grows to 100 centimetres (39 inches) tall. It spreads through suckers and can be a groundcover plant.
The leaves are shiny and about 2 centimetres (an inch) long.
It has small elliptical berries about one centimetre (half an inch) long.
The flowers are bell-shaped, solitary, small, and yellowish-red.
The Paleleaf Barberry blooms in May in the Northern Hemisphere.
Photographed in the Paris Botanical Garden, France, October 2022.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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