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botanical name:
Mahonia x media 'Buckland'
Mahonia x media 'Buckland' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Oregon grape
family:  Berberidaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 5.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: blue
stem/bark: brown
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Erect at first, this big and bold evergreen spreads with age. Long cylindrical spikes of tiny, fragrant yellow flowers are borne above divided prickle-toothed leaves in late autumn and winter. Clusters of blue berries follower later.

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.

other notes:
A hybrid of Mahonia japonica x Mahonia lomarifolia. Raised in Devon, UK.
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