Mahonia eurybracteata 'Soft Caress'

Soft Caress Mahonia

Berberis ganpinensis 'Soft Caress', Mahonia eurybracteata ssp. ganpinensis 'Soft Caress'

Evergreen Shrub

Finely textured evergreen shrub for part sun to shade. Slow growing at first but a really great foundation shrub with classy, architectural presence when it gets rolling.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Exposure: Part Sun, Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Average, Occasional


Size: 36 - 48 tall x 36 - 48 wide
Shape / Form: Arching, Irregular, Mounding, Upright
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Airy / Frothy

Features: Attractive Foliage, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest

Foliage Color: Green
Leaf Shape: Dissected

Flower Color: Yellow / Gold
Bloom Season: Winter, Mar, Apr

Fruit Description: Bird / Wildlife Forage, Blue

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Container, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation
Wildlife: Hummingbirds

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos