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Mahonia eurybracteata 'Soft Caress' /Soft Caress Mahonia

Mahonia eurybracteata 'Soft Caress'    / Mahonia eurybracteata 'Soft Caress'
Plant coming into bloom in late winter
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Plant coming into bloom in late winter

Each sten terninating in flower clusters

Leaflets more thread-like on this species

Has yellow flowers in late winter or early spring

A container grown specimen

Foliage im much softer than that of most mahonias

Close-up of foliage

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Scientific Name: Mahonia eurybracteata 'Soft Caress'
Common Name: Soft Caress Mahonia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Spring
Fruit color: Blue
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This recent introduction has narrow, thread-like leaves, yellow flowers and blue berries. The foliage is softer and more delicate that that of other mahonias.