Ilex verticillataItem #40416 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
This shrub has multi-seasonal interest with attractive berries that persist into Autumn and Winter along with shiny dark green leaves. Best berry display is after leaves are shed. Tolerates wet soils.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:EYE-leks ver-ti-si-LAH-tuhPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:RoundedGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower 6-8 ft. tall and wide.Foliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteGarden styleCottage
- CareCare InformationFollow 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.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.