×
To buy, sell or swap plants and use our full service please log in or sign up – GreenPlantSwap is completely free!
Record your plants before you lose the plant labels! Just tick the ‘Garden’ box (below) on each plant. Learn more

Mahonia × media

Garden

Wishlist

  • Mahonia × media | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Mahonia × media | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Mahonia × media | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Mahonia × media | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsOctober to December
  • Height2m to 5m
  • Spread2m to 4m
  • Growth HabitBushy oval
  • Flower ColourBright yellow-orange
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Mahonia × media. The flowers are produced in densely clustered arching racemes.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Hybrid species of garden origin, M. lomariifolia x M. japonica.

Interest and use

Specimen. Interesting leaves

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


  • Mahonia × media | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Mahonia × media | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Mahonia × media | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Mahonia × media | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will require a sunny aspect and well-drained, fertile soil with adequate water. In a warmer climate they do better in shade or partial-shade.

Propagation

You can propagate species from cuttings, basal suckers or seed; selected forms from cuttings or basal suckers.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Rust and mildew may become a problem.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Other Mahonia posts

To view Mahonia plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

Get started & find out why

Posts of the WeekPosts & Events

Open your garden for Thrive
Digging

“It’s not just gardening,
it makes us healthier and happier”

Production v5.9.2 (00577d2)