Oregon Grape Holly

Common name Oregon Grape Holly
Latin name Mahonia aquifolium
Type Shrub
Height 1-8'
Spread 3-6' Spreader
Light & Water
Full sun:
Part sun:
Zone 3
Bloom month April
Bloom colour Bright yellow
Foliage colour Glossy green
Foliage categories Evergreen
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Deer resistant
  • Edible
  • Erosion control
  • Food for birds
  • Fragrant
  • Native to the Okanagan
  • Spreader/self-seeder (Spreader)

Can be used as a hedge. Grows taller with more water. Spreads by roots so can be a problem in an irrigated garden setting unless a root barrier is used. Berries make good jelly.

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