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Mahonia repens (Creeping Mahonia)

This broadleaf evergreen shrub features clusters of bell-shaped rich yellow flowers that appear before bunches of delicate blue globe-shaped berries. Foliage of dark green toothed leaves turns an attractive shade of purple in fall. Edible fruit is sour, but can be used in jams and jellies. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
0.75-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture