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Mahonia aquifolium 'King's Ransom'/King's Ransom Oregon Grape

Mahonia aquifolium 'King's Ransom' / Mahonia aquifolium 'King's Ransom'
Purplish colored foliage in winter
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Purplish colored foliage in winter


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Scientific Name: Mahonia aquifolium 'King's Ransom'
Common Name: King's Ransom Oregon Grape
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: Has lathery, dark blue-green leaves that turn red to bronze during winter. It has clusters of fragrant, yellow flowers in spring that are followed with blue-black berries . This mahonia can stand high temperature and humidity and is deer tolerant.