Mahonia nervosa has emerald green, windmill-like leaves and canary yellow spring flowers and waxy blue berries.
Mahonia nervosa is a handsome, evergreen, ground-covering shrub native to the Pacific Northwest. It has emerald green, windmill-like leaves and canary yellow spring flowers that are followed by waxy blue berries in fall. Most effective planted enmass. Great as a low barrier planting, or facing for taller mahonias. Effect is that of a mass of stiff, leathery ferns. Best in shade, takes sun in cooler climates.
Common Name: Dull Oregon-Grape
Family: Berberidaceae (The Barberry Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Sun, Full Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Humminbirds, Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: Yes
Native Habitat: Mesic to dry open slopes and open forests in the lowland, steppe and montane zones; common in SW BC.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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