(Holly) Timeless Classics for the Winter Landscape
Ilex shrubs provide shiny green foliage for the summer months but also offer great winter interest. Easy to care for with little pruning required and upright habits, Ilex grows well in sun to part shade and will attract birds for wildlife lovers.
Ilex Winterberry Holly produces pea sized bright orange-red fruit great for holiday arrangements. Ilex ‘Jim Dandy’ is the male pollinator. Ilex Blue Holly produces bright cherry red berries for fall and winter. Use Castle Wall™ as the male pollinator. Both Winterberry and Blue Holly are moist soil natives. Ilex Japanese Holly is a deer resistant evergreen with a tight upright branching habit. Ilex is suitable for foundation plantings, groupings, screens and hedges.