Shrubs

Gardening Guide

Shrubs

Acadiana™ Holly

Ilex x ‘Magiana’ PP14418
A showy evergreen shrub with a tight branching habit and an upright, pyramidal habit. The leaves are deeply serrated. The new growth is deep red then turning dark green. Orange-red berries in summer lasting into fall and winter.

12-14' tall x 6-8' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Dwarf Burford Holly

Ilex cornuta ‘Burfordii Nana’
Fast-growing evergreen shrub with lustrous, dark leaves and beautiful red fruit. Easily maintained with proper pruning. Excellent as a hedge or specimen, ideally suited as a foundation plant.

4-6' tall x 4-6' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Christmas Jewel® Holly

Ilex x ‘HL10-90’ PP14477
A dense growing, upright holly with dark, glossy foliage and large, bright red berries that persist into winter. No pollinator is needed to produce the fruit.

10' tall x 6-8' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Eagleston Holly

Ilex x attenuata ‘Eagleston’
This shrub has an upright growth habit and a shrubby appearance. Foliage is medium to dark green in color. A vigorous grower that produces red fruit that makes a bold statement. Can be grown as a large shrub or pruned into a small tree.

15-20' tall x 15' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

East Palatka Holly

Ilex x attenuata ‘East Palatka’
Large pyramidal evergreen shrub or small tree. Dark green, toothed leaves. Red berries are quite showy during winter. Excellent landscape specimen or accent.

15-20' tall x 15' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Foster Holly

Ilex x attenuata ‘Fosteri’
Slow growing pyramidal evergreen shrub with shiny, glossy green, toothed leaves. Produces bright red berries which persist into winter. Can be pruned into a tree form, if desired.

15-20' tall x 15' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Liberty™ Holly

Ilex x ‘Conty’ PP12009
Dense, evergreen shrub with dark lustrous green, deeply serrated leaves. Perhaps the darkest green color of all the hollies. Clusters of bright red berries in winter. Upright, pyramidal habit.

12-15' tall x 8' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Mary Nell Holly

Ilex hybrid ‘Mary Nell’
Attractive, large growing, pyramidal evergreen shrub or small tree with glossy, dark green, spiny margined leaves. Deep red berries remain on plant through winter and into spring. Outstanding for specimen or background use.

15-20' tall x 10' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Micron® Holly

Ilex vomitoria ‘Gremicr’ PP21168
A new, even more compact selection that features a distinctive, tight mounding habit and tiny leaves. Slow growing and rarely needs pruning to maintain its shape and form. Evergreen.

1-2' tall x 2-3' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Needlepoint Holly

Ilex cornuta ‘Needlepoint’
Wonderful evergreen shrub with glossy twisted green foliage. Bright red ornamental berries appear fall through winter. Great for tall hedges or mixed into landscapes.

8-10' tall x 10-12' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF