Oregon grape ‘Soft Caress’

narrow spine free leaves and plentiful, delicate spires of yellow, honey-scented flowers in autumn. Plant of the year at Chelsea 2013


Mahonia eurybracteata subsp. ganpinensis ‘Soft Caress’
  • evergreen shrub
  • compact, mound-forming,
  • lance-shaped, olive green leaflets
  • racemes of bright yellow flowers
  • lightly fragrant
  • spherical, blue-black berries
  • blooms mid-autumn into winter

1.2m
1.2m

part shade

moist well-drained


Notes: This plant has been on my wishlist for some time. Purchased Spring 2022 Matlock garden centre. Grew Mahonia japonica in my London garden but Mahonia eurybracteatas are native to China and with its bamboo like leaves will suit the Japaneseque garden