MAHONIA eurybracteata 'Soft Caress'

Commonly known as 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
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Yellow
  • Height
    1m (39ins)
  • Spread
    1m (39ins)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Sprays of flowers are followed by attractive blue berries.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

MAHONIA eurybracteata 'Soft Caress'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Compact size makes it a good choice for a large planter. Mahonia eurybracteata subsp. ganpinensis 'Soft Caress'
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Van Son & Koot, Netherlands
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    4-10 slender, terminal racemes to 10cm (4in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
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1m (39ins)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39ins)
 

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