Mahonia x media ‘Winter Sun’
A much enjoyed shrub by most, having large and very spiky leaves make it very striking in any garden. The leaves give it an interesting architectural large growing shrub, sometime in popular because pruning can be hazardous without gloves, get some good gloves. Fantastic winter interest, blooming with lovely yellow flowers.
DFG rating: 8/10
RHS pruning group: 1
Leaves: Evergreen, mid green, spiky and large almost like giant Holly leaves.
Flowers: Yellow in Winter.
Fruit: Deep blue berries. Not edible.
Soil Ph: Lightly Acidic.