Mahonia 'Winter Sun' is an architecturally stunning evergreen upright shrub that is perfect for the shadier spots in the garden, though as long as the soil is moist it will cope with sunshine.
This RHS Award of Garden Merit winning variety flowers from November to March producing a profusion of bright yellow flower spikes. These have a striking fragrance that is reminiscent of lily of the valley and seem to glow in wintery sun.
The flowers are followed by beautiful purple berries that add another dimension of interest to this stunning plant. With holly like leaves, 'Winter Sun is great for creating a focal point away from the sun, try under-planting with shade-loving perennials and spring flowering bulbs.
At a Glance:
Fragrant yellow flowers
Flowers November to March
Perfect for shady spots
Moist well drained soil
Height 2.5-4m Spread 1.5-2.5m