Zones: 5 to 9
Light: Part Shade to Shade
Bloom Time: Late Fall to Early Spring (depending on the variety)
Height: 3′ to 15′ tall (depending on the variety)
Spread: 3′ to 15′ wide
Mahonia is an unusual, tropical-looking shrub that produces sprays of fragrant, yellow flowers in late fall to early spring (depending on the variety).
Many varieties develop clusters of blue or black berries by summer that add to the plant’s interest.
It has spiky, evergreen leaves that often change color throughout the seasons and are deer resistant
Make sure to check the zones, size and bloom time of the plant you are buying as they vary considerably based on the species and variety.