Berberis nevinii | Nevin's Barberry

(Mahonia nevinii)

This California native is prized as a background or screen, attracting wildlife, particularly birds, due to the cover and shelter it offers, not to mention red berries in summer. Leaves are composed of leaflets that have sharp spines. It's an adaptable shrub that accepts drought. Canopy coverage: 79 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 5F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 10 feet high

Width: 10 feet wide


Foliage Color: blue-green

Flower Color: yellow

Flower Season: spring, winter

Wildlife: birds