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Oregon Grape in bloom

Sarah65

By Sarah65


Oregon Grape in bloom (Mahonia aquifolium)

I understand this is an invasive weed in Europe but it is a well mannered native plant here in Western Washington State.



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I'm in UK - never heard of it being invasive......

17 Apr, 2008

 

me too - i have a baby one its actually a type of Mahonia and mine is taking ages to grow. i think it is very pretty!

19 Apr, 2008

 

You are quite right to say it can become evasive. A friend of mine has it growing in one one of her shrub borders. I think they are all self set from seed from a very fertile parent plant in the next door neighbours garden. Once they geyt their roots intertwined with the main border shrubs they are very difficult to clean out. I do love their heady scent.

30 Apr, 2008

 

I'm finding it very slow-growing. Never heard of it being considered an invasive plant here.

1 Oct, 2008



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