Lionel Fortescue Mahonia
Mahonia x media 'Lionel Fortescue'
Full shade, Partial shade
Best with regular watering. Requires less frequent watering, once established.
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|Average Size at Maturity||Grows to 7 to 10 ft. tall and 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late fall to early winter|
|Design Ideas||Use as a bold focal point in the winter garden. Situate at the back of a border or plant as an informal hedge. Perfect for massing under the canopy of large shade trees. This disease resistant selection makes an attractive, low maintenance addition to woodland settings or wildlife gardens.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Naturalizes Well, Ornamental Berries, Shade Loving, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Best with regular watering. Requires less frequent watering, once established.|
|Key Feature||Year-Round Interest|
Provide well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first few growing seasons to establish a deep, extensive root system. Prune young plants in early spring to promote dense branching. A slow-release balanced fertilizer may be applied in spring. May be pruned after flowering to maintain size.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 9