Home » Shrubs » Mahonia gracilipes My Account | Cart Contents | Checkout

Advanced Search
What's New? more
Dierama pulcherrimum
Dierama pulcherrimum
About Us
Seed Starting
Annuals (9)
Biennials (5)
Perennials-> (120)
Grasses etc. (10)
Shrubs (24)
Coastal B C Native Plants (24)
Trees (27)
Conifers (3)
Vines & Climbers
Shipping, Taxes & Returns
Privacy Statement
Contact Us

Mahonia gracilipes

Emei Shan Mahonia

Seed count: 10-12   
Mahonia gracilipes
Mahonia gracilipes
Native Region: Western China - Sichuan
Zone Range: 08-10
Preferred Climate: Temperate to warm temperate woodland
Harvest Date: Sunday 08 October, 2023
Seed count: 10-12

Pictures can hardly do this plant justice. The large compound leaves are dark green with lighter green veins, but it is their undersides that are so striking - almost pure white. The flowers are unusual for a Mahonia in that they are burgundy and white, rather than the more usual yellow. The widely spaced flowers are produced in mid to late summer and followed by berries in the autumn. This shrub has a very relaxed attitude and tends to sprawl rather than stand upright; height is about 2 feet. Suits a woodland garden.

For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame as soon as your order arrives. If planting is delayed, refrigerate the seed in its original packaging. 3-4 weeks of cold stratification can significantly improve germination. To cold stratify the seed, soak in clean water for 24-36 hours then place in pots of sterilized growing medium and refrigerate for 6-8 weeks. Germination may take anywhere from 3-6 months, possibly longer if sowing is delayed. Grow in moist but well-drained soil in part to full shade.

Harvest Date: Sunday 08 October, 2023
Customers who bought this item also purchased
Halesia carolina
Halesia carolina
Meliosma pinnata var. oldhamii
Meliosma pinnata var. oldhamii
Berberis aquifolium
Berberis aquifolium
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Plant Family more
English Franšais
   Tuesday 21 May, 2024       48,584,251 requests since Thursday 18 September, 2003