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Gold Coast® English Holly

Ilex aquifolium 'Monvila'

Pronunciation: I-leks a-kwi-FO-li-um
SKU #04305
6-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A small evergreen shrub that holds many branches of dense, small, toothy, dark green leaves heavily edged in bright golden yellow. This male form has no berries but will act as a pollenizer for other female English holly varieties. Use to brighten the landscape as a hedge, foundation plant, or landscape accent.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Slowly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Pollenizer
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Pyramidal
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
Design Ideas Add interest to your winter garden and have a fresh supply of holiday greenery for wreaths and garlands. The golden-edged foliage will add a special glow. The English Holly is very shade tolerant and will add light and interest to a woodland understory or a sunny wildlife garden.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Peony (Paeonia); Astilbe (Astilbe); Camellia (Camellia)
CARE
Care Grows well in moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soils. Shelter from wind and harsh afternoon sun exposures in hot, dry regions. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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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.