Tall Oregon Grape

Mahonia aquifolium

Upright evergreen shrub that grows up to 10′ tall. The dark green holly-like leaves are divided into 5-9 leaflets. Bright yellow flower clusters grow in the middle of the plant. The edible berries are blue and grow in elongated clusters. Oregon Grape is Oregon’s state flower.

Plant Details

Years Planted at Arboretums2011
Mature Height4-6’
Shade Preference
Soil Tolerance Dry to fairly moist soils
Special Uses Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Attracts hummingbirds; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental; Deer resistant
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