‘Soft Caress’ Mahonia

Mahonia eurybracteata 'Soft Caress' PP20183

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Few plants offer the texture that ‘Soft Caress’ provides the shade garden. In early winter, bright-yellow flowers stand atop the slender, bamboo-like foliage like fingers of light. Perfect for an Asian garden or as a specimen.


Bloom/Feature Bright yellow flowers in early winter
Plant Type Shrubs
Evergreen or Deciduous Evergreen
USDA Zones 7,8,9
Zone Detail Hardy to -10°F
Key Features Year-round interest, dwarf
Use Asian gardens, specimen, border, ornamental, shade, winter color
Exposure Part shade to full shade
Bloom Season Early winter
Dimension 3' H x 3.5' W
Growth Rate Moderate


Water As needed
Soil Type Clay: moist, well-drained
Fertilizer Spring
Pruning Shape in winter as needed

Planting Instructions

water before planting
plant in shade to part shade
dig hole 3X the width of pot,
backfill and plant 1”-2” above soil level
water and add more soil if needed
mulch plants