Berri-Magic® Kids Holly Combination
Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Girl' & 'Blue Boy'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
|Botanical Pronunciation||I-leks MESS-erv-ay|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 3 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||Get 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.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Pollenizer, Benefits Birds|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Magnolia (Magnolia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)|
Thrives in organically rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9