Mahonia eurybracteata ‘Soft Caress’

(Soft Caress Mahonia)

By March 31, 2022
Yellow flower stem on a Mahonia euryeurybracteata 'Soft Caress' or Soft Caress Mahonia

About Mahonia euryeurybracteata ‘Soft Caress’ PP20183 (Soft Caress Mahonia)

As part of the Southern Living plant collection, Mahonia euryeurybracteata ‘Soft Caress’ PP20183 is a winter blooming plant. Around mid-December, yellow Centripetal inflorescence shaped flowers peak out against its bamboo-like green foliage reaching an average landscape size of 3′ x 3.5′.  While this plant tends to grow at a slower pace, it does however provide a long blooming season to admire its interesting yellow flowers. As an evergreen specimen and hardy to 0 degrees Fahrenheit, this bush offers year-round interest. Just as its common name describes, Soft Caress Mahonia is a feather-like plant that can add a softer texture to your landscape design.

Care and Planting Instructions

Plant Soft Caress Mahonia in an area that receives part sun to part shade and water regularly to establish a healthy root system. Reduce frequency once established and water weekly making sure the soil doesn’t dry out completely. Remove spent leaves to clean up the appearance and use a general fertilizer during the spring season.

Landscape Design Ideas

This specimen looks great planted in multiples or all on its own. It does well in containers and fits flawlessly with Asian garden landscape designs. Compact in size, Mahonia euryeurybracteata ‘Soft Caress’ PP20183 fits in most landscapes that need pockets of smaller areas filled.


Botanical Name: Mahonia euryeurybracteata 'Soft Caress'

Common Name: Soft Caress Mahonia

Average Landscape Size: 3' x 3.5'

Plant Type: Evergreen

Bloom Color: Yellow

Foliage Color: Green

Forms: Shrub

Sizes: 3 Gallon

Special Features: Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Color,