Berberis lomariifolia (Takeda) Laferr.

Chinese Holly Shrub


Family: Berberidaceae

Genus: Berberis

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 6 to 8

Size: To 10' tall and 5' wide

Exposure: Part Shade, Shade

Description: 

Upright, stiff form. Narrower leaflets than Mahonia japonica. Upright flower sprays, bright yellow flowers in winter. Powdery blue berries. Badly affected by frost.

History: 

Published in Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 82(9): 98 in 1997.

Basionym Mahonia lomariifolia Takeda.

Native to Burma and China.

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