Mahonia aquifolium 'Compacta'
More About Mahonia aquifolium 'Compacta'
- AKA Berberis aquifolium Compacta
- Clusters of fragrant yellow flowers
- Green berries change to dark blue in the summer and persist into winter
- Blue-green leaves are spiny (like a holly), turning to bronze-purple tones in the winter
- Irregular, compact, spreading habit
- Bloom Time: Spring
Compact Oregon Grape-Holly Growing and Maintenance Tips
Mahonia grow best in partial to full shade, and in a moist, slightly acidic soil. Though it grows slowly, it suckers, and will need some care to keep it formal-looking.
Mahonia aquifolium 'Compacta' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)