Creeping-Rooted Barberry 'Rotundifolia'
Mahonia repens 'Rotundifolia'
Also known as
Creeping Mahonia 'Rotundifolia', Edging Barberry 'Rotundifolia', Holly Grape 'Rotundifolia', Creeping Hollygrape 'Rotundifolia'
10 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
Creeping-Rooted Barberry 'Rotundifolia' Overview
This compact evergreen has a suckering habit that creates a dense ground covering. It's leaves are a dark green, pointed and sharply toothed. In spring it produces dark yellow upright racemes of flowers which develop into blue black fruit.
How to harvest Creeping-Rooted Barberry 'Rotundifolia'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Creeping-Rooted Barberry 'Rotundifolia'
Take semi hardeood cuttings in late summer.
Special features of Creeping-Rooted Barberry 'Rotundifolia'
Attracts useful insects
Provides shelter to overwintering wildlife and it's early flowers provide an early source of nectar.
Other uses of Creeping-Rooted Barberry 'Rotundifolia'
This architectural shrub is a useful addition to banks and slopes as has low maintenance requirements, resistant to pollution and drought tolerant.