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Mahonia x media 'Underway' (Oregon grape 'Underway')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
3m
Max height
4m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Mahonia x media 'Underway'

Other names

Oregon grape 'Underway'

Genus

Mahonia Mahonia

Variety or Cultivar

'Underway' _ M. x media 'Underway' is a bushy, upright, evergreen shrub with dark-green, spiny, glossy leaves. In autumn and winter it bears fragrant, yellow flowers which are followed by blue-black berries.


Mahonia x media 'Underway' is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers.

Habit

Bushy, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Yellow in Autumn; Yellow in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Mahonia x media 'Underway' (Oregon grape 'Underway') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant in any free-draining soil in a part or full shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Mahonia x media 'Underway'

Other names

Oregon grape 'Underway'

Genus

Mahonia Mahonia

Variety or Cultivar

'Underway' _ M. x media 'Underway' is a bushy, upright, evergreen shrub with dark-green, spiny, glossy leaves. In autumn and winter it bears fragrant, yellow flowers which are followed by blue-black berries.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers.

Habit

Bushy, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Autumn; Yellow in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Mahonia x media 'Underway' (Oregon grape 'Underway') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant in any free-draining soil in a part or full shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7

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