Mahonia nervosa

Shiny green holly-like leaves that can turn reddish to purple in winter. Bright yellow flowers April-June, followed by clusters of waxy, blue berries.

mahnerflwrg © P. Breen
mahnerplt © D. Powell
mahnerwinter © P. Breen
  • mahnerflwrg © P. Breen
  • mahnerplt © D. Powell
  • mahnerwinter © P. Breen

Plant Details

Habitat:
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Open to closed forest.
Mature Height:
2'
Shade Preference:
Full Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Dry to fairly moist.
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterfliews; wildlife forage, cover and food; ornamental.