Zone:7 - 9
Natural Range: Oregon, California
Soil: Average-dry, humus rich, Well drained
Light: part shade, sun
Height: 6" - 12"
Attributes: Evergreen suckering shrub. Brilliant purple, red, blue green foliage when planted in at least half a days worth of sun. Yellow flowers early summer, blue fruit in fall.
Notes: I can't say enough about this small Mahonia species. The color is better than any other of the native Mahonia species and each leaf is ringed with a light colored line. Rarely taller than 6" and forms a loose low clump of foliage. It often grows in association with Arctostaphylos species.
Pot Size: Medium Band Pot