Ilex glabra 'Shamrock'Item #4507 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
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Selected for its compact habit and bright, glistening new foliage, this dwarf grower makes an excellent hedge or border plant. The dense twiggy habit displays an abundance of black berries through winter. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:I-leks GLA-braPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:RoundGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Compact Form, Dwarf Plant, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, WaterwiseFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.Companion PlantsPeony (Paeonia); False Holly (Osmanthus); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe); Blueberry (Vaccinium)
- CareCare InformationVery adaptable, tolerating light or heavy, low to high moisture, neutral to slightly acidic soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy appearance, prune annually to shape.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.