A 1980 British introduction by noted plantsman Roy Lancaster, this rare, widely praised Chinese native features dapper dark green leaves, flashing bright white undersides and dainty reddish pink cupped flowers with creamy yellow centers. Poised in airy splendor on lax slender racemes, the eye-catching blooms precede a plentiful display of large, bloomy blue-black fruit.
Mahonia gracilipes is a stellar and sturdy, slow growing evergreen, which favors partial shade in moist welldrained, humus-rich soil.
Blooms August – November.
Size: 4' 0" – 5' 0" high x 4' 0" – 5' 0" wide.
Hardy to zone 7.