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Creeping Oregon Grape

Plant Details

Plant Type: Shrub
Plant Family: Berberidaceae
Plant Description: A native, low-growing broadleaf evergreen shrub that looks great in every season. Dark green holly-like leaves emerge red and turn burgundy during the winter. Bright yellow flowers bloom in spring followed by blue berries. Berries are edible but quite sour. Adaptable to many soil types and does well in full sun or full shade. Reasonably drought tolerant. One of the best choices for problematic dry shade sites.


Shrub - Evergreen (woody multi-stemmed plants that keep their leaves and color during winter): Only minimal pruning is required and mostly to retain a desirable shape. Pruning should be done in early spring. Monitor for pests, diseases or other ailments on a regular basis.


Mature Size: 12-18" tall x 36" wide
Utah Native: Yes
Pollinator Friendly: Yes
Foliage Colors: Burgundy, Dark Green
Bloom Colors: Yellow
Bloom Seasons: Late Spring
Bloom Period: May - June

Growing Conditions

Hardiness Zone: 4 to 7
Light Requirement: Full sun or shade (0-6+ hours)
Irrigation Requirement: Low (1/2" every 10-14 days)

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Draper City Hall
1020 E. Pioneer Road
Draper, UT 84020

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