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Named for Bernard M'Mahon (1775-1816), American Horticulturist.
Stearn, W.T. (1996). Dictionary of Plant Names for Gardeners. Cassell.


The following notes apply to the species of this plant: B. aquifolium was often used by native North American Indian tribes to treat loss of appetite and debility.,


Previously grown as Mahonia aquifolium 'Apollo'
Plants of the World online, Kew Science link

Berberis aquifolium 'Apollo'

Genus: Berberis
Species: aquifolium
Cultivar: 'Apollo'
Common names: Oregon Grape 'Apollo'
Distribution summary: Northern America
Habit: Shrub
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Habitat: Garden origin
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: Plants of the World (B)
Flowering months: February, March, April
Reason for growing: Medicinal

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