shrub, groundcover

Mahonia repens | Creeping Oregon Holly

This Mahonia can be grown as a small shrub or groundcover. Hollylike leaves are dark blue-green, taking on reddish to bronze shades in winter. Yellow flowers in clusters are followed by blue berries that look like grapes. Accepts sandy to heavy clay soils. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: low, moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun, shade

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -10F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: blue-green

Flower Color: yellow

Flower Season: spring, summer

Wildlife: birds, butterflies