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Darkstar® Creeping Oregon Grape

Mahonia repens ''MonRws'' PP #28,549

Pronunciation: ma-HOH-nee-a REE-penz
SKU #08451
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A low, spreading evergreen shrub with exceptional purple foliage. Displays bright yellow flowers in spring, followed by showy blue-black fruit clusters. Perfect for small groupings, or mass for a large-scale groundcover. Good erosion control on sloped sites. Tolerates dry shade conditions, when established. A new Monrovia exclusive introduction.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 1 1/2 ft. tall, spreading 3 to 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Waterwise, Edible, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Mounding, Spreading
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Ground Cover, Hillside
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Purple
CARE
Care Prefers humusy, lightly acidic, well-drained soil. Space 3 to 4 ft. apart as groundcover; closer for faster coverage. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates dry shade. Apply a controlled-release fertilizer in spring. Spreads along surface by stolons.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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