• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat; less often when established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Grows to 6 feet tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Deer Resistant
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:I-leks kre-NA-ta kom-PAK-ta
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:3 - 9, 14 - 24
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Grows to 6 feet tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous
    Flower color:White
    Companion PlantsPeony (Paeonia); False Holly (Osmanthus); Astilbe (Astilbe); Blueberry (Vaccinium); Azalea (Azalea)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering frequency may be reduced, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat; less often when established.