Ilex x meserveae 'Monnieves' PP #21,941
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||I-leks MESS-erv-ay|
|Lore||Holly was named Ilex after a prickly leaf European oak, Quercus ilex. Holly and oaks were both sacred plants to the ancient Celts who honored holly for retaining its foliage through winter. It was believed that the spirits of vegetation were strongest in evergreen plants and therefore brought into homes for winter blessings from nature.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||This beautiful little holly provides outstanding low growing bright green foliage to gardens. Size makes it a problem solver for small gardens needing a solid evergreen structural shrub. Excellent for neatening up the front of shrub borders and foundation planting. Use in irregular groups for naturalistic planting schemes or line up as an informal edging. Ideal for pots and troughs and raised planters.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full 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||Dense Habit, Easy Care, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Pollenizer, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Thrives in organically rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9