MAHONIA

Commonly known as Mountain grape, Oregon grape

Genus of about 70 species of evergreen shrubs occurring in rocky places and woodland in the Himalayas, eastern Asia and North and Central America.

Colourful and tough shrubs that enliven a winter garden.

Some are pleasantly scented and all are beneficial to insects.

Japonica and x media provide nectar for overwintering blackcaps.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for their fragrant flowers, followed by purple/black berries, and attractive foliage. Wildlife plant - nectar in winter for insects and berries for birds.
    Place of origin
    Rocky and woodland areas in the Himalayas, eastern Asia, North and Central America.

Buy Varieties of MAHONIA

MAHONIA aquifolium

MAHONIA aquifolium

Holly-leaved barberry, Mountain grape, Oregon grape

a valuable suckering plant for underplanting in dense shade

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£18.50 each 
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MAHONIA aquifolium 'Apollo'

MAHONIA aquifolium 'Apollo'

Holly-leaved barberry, Mountain grape, Oregon grape

a spreading bush with dense clusters of bright yellow flowers

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£18.50 each 
MAHONIA bealei

MAHONIA bealei

bluish green leaves spotted yellow and white at the base. Very fragrant light yellow flowers

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£18.50 each 
MAHONIA eurybracteata 'Soft Caress'

MAHONIA eurybracteata 'Soft Caress'

Mountain Grape, Oregan Grape

plant of the year at Chelsea 2013. A compact habit and the first mahonia to have entirely spine free leaves. Bright yellow flowers

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£30.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large
£60.00  
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MAHONIA eurybracteata 'Sweet Winter'

MAHONIA eurybracteata 'Sweet Winter'

spine-free linear leaves, lightly fragrant, yellow flowers, late autumn to winter.

 
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£22.50  
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MAHONIA japonica

MAHONIA japonica

yellow flowers, sweet scented like Lily of the Valley, good autumn colour

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£18.50 each 
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Available Early Spring 2024 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
MAHONIA x media 'Charity'

MAHONIA x media 'Charity'

large pinnate foliage and yellow flowers NOV onwards

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£18.50 each 
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Available Early Spring 2024 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Large
£30.00  
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MAHONIA x media 'Lionel Fortescue'

MAHONIA x media 'Lionel Fortescue'

fine cut foliage and erect flowers

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£18.50 each 
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MAHONIA x media 'Winter Sun'

MAHONIA x media 'Winter Sun'

upright yellow flares

 
MULTIBUY Any 3+ £16.00 each
£18.50 each 
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MAHONIA nitens 'Cabaret'

MAHONIA nitens 'Cabaret'

Holly-leaved barberry, Mountain grape, Oregon grape

a brand new introduction with holly-like foliage and a very compact habit. Flowers are orange-red in bud on tall spikes, opening yellow

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£27.50 each 
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MAHONIA 'Volcano'

MAHONIA 'Volcano'

deep yellow flowers from orange buds. Spine-free finely divided leaves

 
£30.00 each 
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Available again FEBRUARY 2024 - fresh stock in late winter
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MAHONIA x wagneri 'Pinnacle'

MAHONIA x wagneri 'Pinnacle'

blue-green leaves, bronze new growth and cluster of bright yellow flowers

 
£19.50 each 
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Available Early Spring 2024 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
 

MAHONIA x wagneri 'Fireflame'

 
£19.50  

Useful extras...

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Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
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AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Only £8.00

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Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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