Blue Girl Holly
Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Girl'
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||I-leks MESS-erv-ay|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing 6 to 8 ft. tall, 3 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||A pollenizer, such as Blue Boy Holly, is needed to enjoy the spectacular berries of Blue Girl. Makes a perfect foundation plant, backdrop, hedge or screen. Bright red berries look gorgeous under snowfall. 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, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fruit Poisonous, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9