Blue Maid Holly
Blue Maid Holly
Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Maid'Item #4567 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
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An exceptionally hardy, vigorous, broadleaf evergreen with snag-free, purplish-green holly foliage that is well suited along walkways or border plantings. A true holly look in a dense, bushy plant with bright red berries and purple stems. Evergreen.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:EYE-leks MESS-erv-ayPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:3 - 9, 14 - 17Growth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growing 8 to 10 ft. tall and 6 to 8 ft. wide.Foliage color:PurpleBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteGarden styleAsian/ZenPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Design IdeasGet the fruit and pollinator in one pot for a perfect foundation plant, backdrop, hedge or screen. Plant as a single specimen that is gorgeous under snowfall, or line it up to create a dense hedge. Use to soften unsightly corners of fences or buildings, or plant at the back of shrub and perennial borders for reliable year round foliage. Perfect for holiday crafts.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.