Mahonia x media 'Charity'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ma-HO-nee-uh MEE-dee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide, in natural form.|
|Bloom Time||Winter flowers, followed by ornamental berries in summer and fall.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Dry Shade|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Shade Loving, Waterwise, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Year-round interest|
Thrives in average, well-drained soils; tolerates sandy sites and clay. Shelter from winter winds. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to develop root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild periodic drought. Fertilize in spring. Prune lightly after bloom for a more compact, bushy form.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9