Barberry, First Editions Toscana
Barberry, First Editions Toscana

Barberry, First Editions Toscana

Regular price $49.99 Save $-49.99
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Stunning red emerging foliage with fine, bright yellow margins that eventually fade in summer, but the foliage remains red; red color darkens in fall, and takes on burgundy tones ; a great landscape specimen, or garden accent First Editions® Toscana™ Barberry has attractive red foliage edged in yellow which emerges scarlet in spring. The glossy oval leaves are highly ornamental and turn outstanding shades of dark red and in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. First Editions® Toscana™ Barberry is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a shapely form and gracefully arching branches. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage. This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and can be pruned at anytime. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration; Spiny First Editions® Toscana™ Barberry is recommended for the following landscape applications; Accent Mass Planting Rock/Alpine Gardens General Garden Use Container Planting This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for xeriscaping or the moisture-conserving landscape. It is not particular as to soil type or pH, and is able to handle environmental salt. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America. First Editions® Toscana™ Barberry makes a fine choice for the outdoor landscape, but it is also well-suited for use in outdoor pots and containers. Because of its height, it is often used as a 'thriller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination; plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges. Note that when grown in a container, it may not perform exactly as indicated on the tag - this is to be expected. Also note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

  • Mature Height: 4 feet
  • Mature Width: 4 feet
  • Sunlight: Sun, Part Sun
  • Soil Conditions: Generally Dry, Moist (Typical), Soggy

Plants are constantly growing, ever-changing, and therefore unique. The plant you receive may vary from the photo, but rest assured, holds the same glorious potential!

Delivery
We deliver outdoor plants within a zone around the Chicagoland. Currently, we are offering free delivery over $250, otherwise a $25 fee will be assessed. As plants are perishable, we take care to deliver them by hand using our own vehicles.
  • Delivery zone includes the North Shore Suburbs North up to Winthrop Harbor and Wauconda; North Side of Chicago to downtown and Southwest to Oak Park. See here for a list of zip codes.
  • For plant material not planted by Chalet, there is a 1-year, 50% merchandise credit guarantee.

Planting

  • To add Chalet's Planting Service, standard pricing is 50% of the plants' retail price. 
  • Right now, our normal delivery fee of $25 is waived for orders over $250. 
  • Fees do not include tree or stump removal.
  • Larger orders may require separate labor quote. Plantings carry a 1-year full guarantee. However, there is no guarantee for container or planter plantings as they are difficult to overwinter. 

  
No-contact Curbside Pickup 

We offer free in-store pickup at our retail store at 3132 Lake Avenue in Wilmette, IL. Orders usually take about 4 hours to prepare. You will receive an email when your order is ready for pickup. Once you receive this email please pick up the items within 72 hours.

  
Returns 
Returns accepted within 14 days by replying directly to our order confirmation email. Refunds issued only in original form of payment.