Mahonia x media
- Common Name(s):
- Media mahonia
- 'Winter Sun'
Drought tolerant; fruit attracts birds
- 8-15 ft.
- 10-24 in. alternate, pinnately compound, glossy dark green leaves; 19-37 leaflets
- 10-14 in. erect raceme of lemon yellow flowers in winter; fragrant; blue fruit
- 7b to 9
- Partial shade; moist, well-drained, acidic soil; avoid hot, dry sites and harsh winds
- Upright, branches becoming rounded with age; leggy
NCCES plant id: 1671