Golden Rocket Barberries are grown for their bright golden foliage and upright habit. During the growing season, its leaves maintain their color. It will grow to around 4 to 5 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet tall. The flowers on this shrub are inconspicuous, and it does not set seed.
It prefers some afternoon shade but will tolerate full sun. It is drought tolerant once established but will have better color if it receives regular water. It requires little maintenance and is disease and pest free. The Golden Rocket Barberry works well as an upright landscape accent, hedge, or deterrent.