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botanical name:
Mahonia aquifolium 'Atropurpurea'
Mahonia aquifolium 'Atropurpurea' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Oregon grape
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 1.20m
width: 1.50m
growth rate:
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: blue
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
This form has the best reddish-purple winter foliage. Also has good deep yellow flowers.

Tolerant of a wide range of conditions but best in moist, well drained, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil in full or part shade.
If required, trim or cut back after flowering.

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