Mahonia repens is a very adaptable, native, woodland ground cover with bright, canary-yellow blooms,
Mahonia repens is a very adaptable, native, woodland ground cover with bright, canary- yellow blooms in late winter to early spring. Wildlife enjoys the blue berries that follow. Tolerates rich to poor soil. Drought tolerant once established. Excellent for use as a large scale ground cover in a woodland garden, or in a small shrub grouping. Plans are slowly rhizomatous. Provides effective erosion control for slopes.
Common Name: Creeping Oregon Grape
Family: Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Benefits: Humminbirds, Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: Yes
Native Habitat: Dry rocky slopes and open forests in the steppe and montane zones; common in SE BC, rare in C and SC BC.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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