Little Goblin® Red Winterberry Holly
Ilex verticillata 'NCIV1' PP #27,109; CPBRAF
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering to maintain consistently moist soil.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||EYE-leks ver-tiss-ih-LAY-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 3-5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring, followed by showy red berries.|
|Design Ideas||Mass in landscapes or plant in line to create hedges or backdrop to a cutting garden. Dwarf form is useful for container gardens and smaller landscapes. Because Ilex verticillata tolerates damp soil conditions, it is versatile for use in rain garden and bioswales.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|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.|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Ornamental Berries, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering to maintain consistently moist soil.|
|Key Feature||Showy Berries|
Adaptable, but prefers moist or wet, acidic soils. 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. Prune annually to shape, before new growth begins.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 9