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Blue Maid Holly

Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Maid'

Pronunciation: I-leks MESS-erv-ay
SKU #04567
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description An exceptionally hardy, vigorous, broadleaf evergreen with snag-free, purple-green holly foliage that is well-suited for use along walkways or border plantings. This dense, bushy cultivar with bright red berries and purple stems provides a classic holly look. Partner with a male blue holly pollenizer such as Blue Prince for a prolific berry set.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and 6 to 8 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Upright
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Barrier, Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Accent
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.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Magnolia (Magnolia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)
CARE
Care Thrives in organically rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.