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Commonly known as Mountain grape, Oregon grape
Colourful and tough shrubs that enliven a winter garden.
Some are pleasantly scented.
Japonica and x media provide nectar for overwintering blackcaps.
Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil - low growing species and cultivars make excellent ground cover.
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.
Pests & Diseases - rust, mildew, on aquifolium.
Place of origin - rocky and woodland areas in the Himalayas, eastern Asia, North and Central America.
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile, humus rich