Mahonia x media Charity - Dense clusters of bright yellow flower spikes will brighten even the darkest corner of the garden.
Mahonia x media Winter Sun - A handsome RHS AGM variety bearing clusters of slender flower spikes.
Height Up to 400cm (157in)
Spread Up to 400cm (157in)
wildlife gardenslow maintenance gardenwoodland garden
sun or semi shadedappled shadeshade
Mahonia x media is a superb hardy shrub for those tricky shaded spots. The large yellow flower spikes bloom from November through to March, bringing colour and a sweet fragrance to the garden during the cold winter months. As the flowers fade they are replaced by bunches of purple berries, and the holly shaped, evergreen leaves make a handsome feature all year round. This superb collection of Oregon Grapes, as they are commonly named, is perfect for adding year round interest to the garden and encouraging bees and other pollinating insects. Height and spread: 4m (12’).
Culinary note: The ripe fruits are too acidic to eat raw but can be stewed with sugar or other fruits and made into jelly or pies. They are used to help the milder flavour of some fruits or to make a lemonade-like drink. Young leaves are simmered in water and eaten as a snack. For more details about edible flowers click here.
Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.
2 x 9cm potted mahonia plants - 1 of each variety (T77990P)
4 x 9cm potted mahonia plants - 2 of each variety (T77991P)
1 x 9cm potted Mahonia 'Charity' plant (58936)
1 x 9cm potted Mahonia 'Winter Sun' plant (77989)
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.
Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.
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Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.
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For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.
Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3
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