Mahonia japonica

Japanese Mahonia

Family: Berberidaceae Barberry

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 7A - 8B
Exposure Full shade to full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Spring and Fall
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, specimen, woodland garden
Height 4' to 6' / 1.20m to 1.80m
Spread 8' to 10' / 2.40m to 3.00m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Blue, purple
Soil type Loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, invasive