|Description||Handsome evergreen shrub with compact bushy stems. Compound leaves have a fern-like appearance. The narrow green leaflets are spiny with paler green undersides. Short yellow flower spikes.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing to 4 to 6 ft. high, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||An exceptional evergreen for foundation planting. A low maintenance filler for beds and borders. Best suited to Asian inspired gardens whether traditional or more spare modern Zen style. Will fit into tropical landscaping needing textural variations. Exceptional in modern gardens against light value walls and surfaces.|
|Companion Plants||Mahonia is exceptional with Asian inspired Girard's Fuchsia Azalea, (Azalea 'Girard's Fuchsia'), Silver Dragon Lilyturf, (Liriope spicata 'Silver Dragon'), Spotted Dead Nettle, (Lamium maculatum 'Red Nancy') and Variegated Japanese Water Iris, (Iris ensata 'Variegata').|
|Care||Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-9
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.