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Due to very high order volumes, there is an order limiting system in place at present. Please be aware that courier deliveries can be delayed, due to high volumes. The nursery and gardens are open 10.00 to 16.00 everyday, all are welcome.

MAHONIA gracilipes

Distinctive bell-shaped flowers, purple-red outside and white within
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£18.50 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
  • Evergreen - pinnate, dark green leaves to 40cm (16in) long, with 2-4 pairs of large, elliptic or oblong, few-spined leaflets to 12cm (4¾in) long, with a larger terminal leaflet. Leaves are a striking chalky white beneath, which disappears with age.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - purple red outside
  • White - white inside
  • Height - 1m (39ins)
  • Spread - 1m (39ins)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - low-growing, loose, open, sometimes suckering shrub. Produces distinctive small bell-shaped flowers carried singly in slender, loosely branched open sprays 25-35cm (10-14in) long followed by bloomy black fruits on red stalks
  • 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 shade
  • Full sun - will tolerate sun if soil remains damp
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - introduced into the UK in 1980 by Roy Lancaster
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - China (Sichuan, northeastern Yunnan)
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
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1m (39ins)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
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