Berberis (Mahonia) aquifolium var. repens

Botanical Name: Berberis (Mahonia) aquifolium var. repens

Phonetic: bur-bur-iss ack-wih-FOE-lee-um var. repenz

Common Name(s): Creeping Oregon Grape/Creeping Barberry

Family: Berberidaceae
Origin: Canada, North-West
Plant Type: Shrub
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Pinnately compound
Number of Leaflets: 5-7
Leaf Color: Red-dull green
Fall Color: Bright purple red
Texture: Medium
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Early spring
Flower Color(s): Intense yellow

Exposure: Part shade
USDA: 4-8
Climate Zone(s): 2,3,7,8,9,14-17
Growth Rate:  Slow             
Height: 1-3 Feet
Spread: 2-3 Feet
Hydrozone: Low
Pest/Diseases: Pest resistant
Soil: Rich, well-drained

Features: Should not be exposed to full sun, attractive fruit, attracts wildlife
Uses: Ground cover, drip line underneath native oaks, accent plant, banks, native woodland gardens, massing

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