Honey Maid Holly
Ilex x meserveae 'Honey Maid' PP #12,060
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||I-leks MESS-erv-ay|
|Average Size at Maturity||Grows into a pyramidal shrub 8 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage and ornamental berries.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Ornamental Berries, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Magnolia (Magnolia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia)|
Prefers moist, well-drained, rich, slightly acidic soils but highly adaptable. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings 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, prune annually to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9