Mahonia × media 'Winter Sun' prefers shade and delivers bold spikes of bright yellow flowers from Nov to March. It is a big plant, up to 5m x 4m, if not pruned back. Best planted with other shrubs in front to hide its 'legs'.
Joseph and Winifred Roderick and their daughter Doreen, pose for the press with their new arrival, baby Peter Roderick, the first baby recorded to have been born in an air-raid shelter during the London Blitz. 1943