Mahonia bealei

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  • Common Name: Leatherleaf mahonia
  • Plant Story:

    Leathery looking, green-blue foliage resembles holly foliage, and in spring, airy clusters of tiny, golden yellow flowers appear. Blue berries in the fall. Consider this plant for a a mixed-shrub foundation planting. Does reasonably well in shade. Great as an accent plant or in mass.

  • Type: Shrub Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: February to April
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 7-9
  • Height: 4-10 ft
  • Spread: 3-8 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade to Full Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Small group planting, accent plant
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Birds,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems. Minor common issues are leaf spots, powdery mildew, rusts, whiteflies, scales,
  • Form: Not available
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Tends to be invasive


Leatherleaf mahonia - Additional Photos