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 colours Yellow
Foliage colours
  • Evergreen
  • Green
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Deer resistant
  • Edible
  • Erosion control
  • Food for birds
  • Fragrant
  • Native to the Okanagan
  • Spreader/self-seeder (Spreader)

Modern name is Berberis aquifolium. Can be used as a hedge. Mahonia repens (1-1.5' high) Mahonia compacta (2-3'). Spreads by roots so can be a problem in an irrigated garden setting unless a root barrier is used. Berries make good jelly. Excellent heat resistance, moderate growth rate. Glossy Foliage

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