1370 Wain Road, N. Saanich, BC     250-656-0384 Quality Plants & Knowledgeable Staff

Natives

The following is a list of some of the natives that we generally have for sale at some point during the growing season.  Please call 250 656-0384  or email to check current availability.

MAHONIA AQUIFOLIUM (Tall Oregon Grape)

Medium growing upright evergreen shrub
Height 3 to 6 feet – Spread 3 to 6 feet
Likes sun or shade
Likes acid soil
Fragrant yellow flowers in spring, blue black edible berries in summer.
ECOLOGY: Dry to moist woodland or open, dry rocky sites.

MAHONIA NERVOSA (Cascades Mahonia)

Slow growing spreading evergreen shrub
Height 18 to 24 inches – Spread 2 to 4 feet
Likes partial to full shade
Fragrant yellow flowers in spring, edible blue berries.
Ground cover. Use in front of taller mahonias?
ECOLOGY: Likes dry to moist soils in a forest environment.

MALUS DIVERSIFOLIA syn. fusca (Pacific Crabapple)

Medium growing spreading deciduous tree
Height 10 to 25 feet – Spread to 13 feet
Likes sun/part shade
Good fall colors
Small white flowers in spring, tart red/ yellow crabapples in summer.
Attracts wildlife.
ECOLOGY: Found in moist woods, swamps, edges of standing or flowing water. Good by streamsides & boggy areas.

MYRICA CALIFORNICA (Wax Myrtle)

Rapid growing upright evergreen shrub
Height 6 to 25 feet – Spread 3 to 10 feet
Likes sun/part shade
Easily pruned to size.
ECOLOGY: Tolerates ocean front and shade. (Grown from cuttings taken at Long Beach.)

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