The handsome small evergreen autumn-winter flowering Mahonia Confusa Narihiri is commonly called the Mountain Grape Narihiri. Its carefree nature makes it an ideal landscape choice. Its fern-like foliage soft to touch gives it an exotic air.
The Mahonia Confusa family differs from other mahonias due to the softness of its fern-like leaves. They maintain their lush green appearance through the winter. Mahonia Confusa Narihiri is a new hybrid variety with a compact form. Typically, as with most Mahonia varieties, Mahonia Confusa Narihiri flowers during the winter months. Slender upright racemes of small yellow flowers appear in early autumn and persist through into winter. Pretty blue-black berries ripen by spring.
Height and Spread of the Mahonia Confusa Narihiri This evergreen shrub reaches a maximum height of 1.5 metres with a spread of 1 metre. Narihiri has an attractive compact growth habit.
How Hardy is the Mahonia Confusa Narihiri It is hardy to UK zone H5, meaning it can withstand temperatures down to -15 degrees.
How to Use the Mahonia Confusa Narihiri Plant this evergreen shrub anywhere that you want to provide a bit of winter time colour. The bright yellow flower spikes bloom when many other plants have ceased to produce flowers so choose a location where you will truly appreciate its beauty.
How to Care for the Mahonia Confusa Narihiri Plant the shrub in full or partial sun for best growth. It prefers well-draining soil conditions that are fertile. Once established, it can withstand periods of drought. In the wild, it can sustain wet, shady conditions but its overall growth will be severely limited.
This pretty, hardy cheerful shrub makes a great border choice. Plant it somewhere that its bright yellow racemes can truly be appreciated and admired during the autumn and winter months.