Berberis or barberry hedging plants are evergreen to deciduous, spiny hedging plants and shrubs with prickly, thorny spines. Flowers are pale yellow to yellow in long umbrella shaped clusters. Foilage is from deep green (evergreen hedging varieties) to purples and glossy green (on deciduous hedging varieties). The edible fruit is a glossy bright red to orange berries in autumn which attract wildlife. Berberis is ideal for keeping out unwanted visitors and adds protection to your garden due to the spiny nature of the hedging shrubs and attractive to wildlife. Berberis is one variety that is perfect for all year garden specimens - as hedging plants or that perfect specimen bush!