Mahonia x media 'Charity'

Hybrid Mahonia

Evergreen Shrub

The winter time flower of Mahonia x media is a magnet for hungry hummingbirds, offering nectar from showy yellow flowers . This is tough, drought tolerant shrub.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Morning Sun

Water Needs: Average, Low


Size: 96 - 120 tall x 60 - 96 wide
Shape / Form: Irregular, Upright
Foliage Texture: Bold, Coarse
Foliage Quality: Bold, Coarse

Features: Attracts Birds, Attracts Hummingbirds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Blue, Green

Flower Color: Yellow, Yellow / Gold
Bloom Season: Jan, Nov, Dec, Winter

Fruit Description: Black

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water
Wildlife: Birds, Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Late Winter / Early Spring, Late Fall / Early Winter, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: Great Plant Pick

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos