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Mahonia repens

Creeping Mahonia
Zone: 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Light/Bright Shade
Height: Minimum 1 feet , Maximum 2 feet
Width: Maximum 3 feet
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Native from British Columbia to northern California and east to the Rocky Mountains, this evergreen shrub can reach 18" tall and spread to 3 ft or so wide, creating an attractive and useful groundcover. Leaves are holly-like, bluish green in summer, adding purple tones in cold weather. Clusters of yellow flowers appear in spring followed by blue-purple berries that are good for feeding birds or making jelly. Enjoys well-drained soil in full sun to light shade. Drought tolerant once established but accepts summer water as well. Frost hardy in USDA zone 6.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

This low (to 1'), very-slowly creeping shrub with blue-green (bronzy-purple in winter), holly-like leaves has the same (though scaled down to size) fragrant yellow flowers ; edible blue fruits as its larger relatives. Sun-PSh/Med-Dry

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

This evergreen rarely reaches more than 10-18". Dull, blue-green leaves in the summer, turning to a rich purple in the winter. Deep yellow flowers appear in April followed by black grape-like fruits that attract the birds nicely.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

Low evergreen growth 1-2 ft tall and spreading with yellow spring flowers. Northwest native.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

Yellow flowers. Spreading. Evergreen.

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A Rocky Mountain Nursery Independence, OR Email now 503-838-4222 Container: 2
A Valley Growers Nursery Hubbard, OR Email now 503-651-3535 Container: 3
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  • Barth Nursery Mt. Angel, OR Email now 503-710-8638 Container: 1
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    Blue Heron Farm Corvallis, OR Email now 541-754-4224 Container: 3
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  • Champoeg Nursery Inc. Aurora, OR Email now 503-678-6348 Bare Root: X Container: 2 Liner: 2 Seedling: X
    Chehalem Mountain Nursery Inc. Hillsboro, OR Email now 503-628-3765 Container: 3
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  • Drakes Crossing Nursery Silverton, OR Email now 503-873-4932 Bare Root: X Seedling: 4
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  • Fourth Corner Nurseries Bellingham, WA Email now 360-592-2250 Bare Root: 4 Container: 1 Liner: 4 Seedling: 4
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  • Harold M. Miller Landscape Nursery Jefferson, OR Email now 503-399-1599 Container: 3
    Heritage Seedlings & Liners Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-585-9835 Bare Root: 4 Container: 4 Liner: 4 Seedling: 4
    Highland Meadow Nursery Inc. Molalla, OR Email now 503-651-3810 Container: X
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  • Loen Nursery Inc. Woodburn, OR Email now 503-982-6300 Container: 2
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  • Mahonia Vineyards & Nursery Salem, OR Email now 971-701-1921 Container: 1
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  • Miller Factors Portland, OR Email now 503-284-0600 Container: 1
    Ryan Creek Nursery LLC Aurora, OR Email now 503-678-7223 Container: 4
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  • Sevenoaks Native Nursery LLC Albany, OR Email now 541-757-6520 Bare Root: 4 Container: 4 Liner: 4 Seedling: 4
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  • TSW Nursery Sales Inc. Aurora, OR Email now 503-678-4401 Container: X
    Willamette Gardens Corvallis, OR Email now 541-990-0948 Container: 1