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)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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

Silvery light green fronds show their best colour in the shade. Too much sunlight will cause the colour to fade. Once the weather cools the foliage turns an attractive burgundy hue. Moderate growth rate

Blooms mid spring to summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Wet soil tolerant

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Red buds open to reveal blazing flame-red flowers on this heavy bloomer. Green foliage is disease resistant and turns red in the fall. Upright/erect form.

Blooms early to mid spring
2-3 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
Deciduous
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant

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White blooms in upright panicles are followed by brown seed capsules on glossy dark green foliage that turns to shades of yellow/golden brown in fall. Mounded habit.

Blooms mid to late summer
3-4′ tall x 4-5′ spread
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Fragrant

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This dwarf evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped, creamy white flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge bright red and turn dark green. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
2 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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This broadleaf evergreen shrub features clusters of bell-shaped yellow flowers that appear before bunches of delicate blue globe-shaped berries. Foliage of dark green toothed leaves turns an attractive shade of copper in fall. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
3-6 ft tall x 2-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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This evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped, creamy white flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge bright pinkish-red and turn dark green with cream edges. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
4-5 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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