I'm trying to distinguish between two cultivars of Berberis Thunbergii.
Two that are similar are available in my area: 'Golden Ring' and 'Coronita'.
What is the difference? What do you recommend?
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Difficult to find out much about Berberis 'Coronita', but this Polish site http://kurowski.pl/pl/katalog-roslin/1/1/roslina/1490,berberis-thunbergii-golden-ring lists both - according to the descriptions, B. 'Coronita' is a 'sprawling' shrub up to 1.5m, whereas B. 'Golden Ring' is described as reaching 2m, but is not similarly described as 'sprawling', from which one could deduce the latter is more upright in its growth habit. Otherwise, in appearance of the leaves, flowers and berries, they are markedly similar. The RHS website lists B. 'Golden Ring' as having a height and spread of 1 to 1.5m, which isn't terribly helpful because it disagrees with the Polish description, but that word 'sprawling' would put me off B. 'Coronita' - though it depends on where it's being planted and what purpose it's intended to serve whether that's a plus or a minus for you.