Mahonia aquifolium 'Compacta'
Compact Oregon Grape
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, slower and lower growing than the species type, to 2-3 ft (0.6-0.9 m) high and spreading to about 5 ft (1.5 m) wide. Spike-like clusters of yellow flowers followed by blue fruit as per the species.
- Partial or full shade. Performs best in moist, well-drained, acid soil. Avoid hot, dry soils (such as in parking lots or strips), and desiccating winds.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 5