Berri-Magic® Royalty Holly Combination
Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince' & 'Blue Princess'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||I-leks MESS-erv-ay|
|Lore||Holly has long been a favorite red berried evergreen for holiday decorating.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||No pollinator is needed to enjoy the spectacular berries of this Holly. Its foliage makes a perfect backdrop for light-colored plants. Plant as single specimen (gorgeous under snowfall) or line it up for a reliably dense hedge. Use to soften unsightly corners of fences or buildings, or plant at the back of shrub and perennial borders for reliable year-round foliage. Leave unsheared to attain full height and width for screens or to disguise utilities.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fruit Poisonous, Ornamental Berries, Pollenizer, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Abundance of Ornamental Berries|
Thrives in organically rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an 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: 5 - 9