Genus Mahonia Species bealei Common Name Leatherleaf Mahonia Zone 6 to 9 Habit coarse textured shrub. Moderate growth rate., Upright Height 6 to 8 Feet Spread 4 to 6 Feet Foliage 9 to 13 leaflets. Each leaflet 2-4" long with sharp spines. Dark blue green in summer, Compound foliage, tinged red in fall. Evergreen. Flower in 6-12" inflorescence. Very fragrant. March-April., Yellow Fruit Blue berry, in great abundance. May-June. Culture Partial to full shade. Category: Evergreen Shrub Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) Description Birds enjoy the fruit.