Compact Oregon Grape

Compact Oregon Grape

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Compact Oregon Grape (Mahonia aquifolium ‘Compacta’) - The Petite Powerhouse of the yard

Other Common Names Include: Dwarf Oregon Grape.

Introducing the Compact Oregon Grape: Dive into the world of the Compact Oregon Grape, a smaller cousin of the classic Oregon Grape but with just as much character. This compact shrub packs a punch of beauty and resilience, perfect for adding a low-maintenance, yet striking element to your outdoor space.

Seasonal Showcase:

  • Spring: The season starts with a burst of bright yellow flowers, making this little shrub a beacon of cheerfulness in the spring garden.
  • Summer: As the flowers give way, deep blue, grape-like berries emerge, nestled among glossy, deep green leaves. The contrast is both striking and delightful, like little sapphires hidden in a sea of green.
  • Autumn: In autumn, the leaves turn shades of purplish-bronze, adding a new layer of color and interest to the garden's autumn palette.
  • Winter: The evergreen nature of the Compact Oregon Grape means it retains its lush foliage throughout winter, providing a steadfast splash of green during the colder months.

Ideal Planting Spot: This shrub is as versatile as a Swiss army knife, happy in both full sun and part shade. It's particularly well-suited to smaller spaces or as a low hedge, thanks to its compact growth habit.

Watering Needs: Once established, the Compact Oregon Grape is drought-tolerant, though it appreciates a bit of extra water during prolonged dry spells. It's like a hardy garden companion that only occasionally asks for a drink.

Growth and Form: True to its name, this compact variety grows to about 2-3 feet in height and spread. It's the perfect fit for those garden nooks and crannies that need a touch of evergreen elegance.

Why Plant Compact Oregon Grape? Not only does it bring year-round beauty to your garden, but it's also a fantastic choice for attracting pollinators. Its low stature and easy-care nature make it ideal for busy gardeners or those with smaller spaces who still want to make a big impact.

The Compact Oregon Grape is a testament to the fact that great things often come in small packages. Let it bring its unique charm to your yard, a miniature marvel that's both beautiful and tough.

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