Oregon Grape

21 Mar

Oregon Grape (Berberis aquifolium), evergreen shrub with many upright branches, reaches 5-6 ft. in height with 4-5 ft. spread, dark green glossy leaves with spiny margins, clusters of bright yellow flowers mid spring, followed by showy clusters of purple fruit, native, compact variety available, full sun to full shade, very drought tolerant once established, resistant to oak root fungus.

Native to Western Canada and northern California, Oregon Grape is commonly planted in woodland gardens, or on small slopes and banks.

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