- Common Name(s):
- Oregon grape holly
Drought tolerant; suckers and may form colonies; color will bleach out if grown in full sun; dislikes summer heat
- 3-6 ft.
- Alternate, compound, leathery, glossy leaves; 6-12 in. long; 5-9 leaflets; reddish bronze new growth; purplish bronze in winter
- 2-3 in. racemes of yellow flowers in early spring; mild fragrance; blue-black berries in summer
- 4 to 7
- Partial shade; moist, well-drained, acidic soil; avoid hot, dry sites and harsh winds
- Coarse to medium
- Informal; irregular; upright stems with limited branching
- 3-5 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1668