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Ilex 3 meserveae


Order: Celastrales
   Family: Aquifoliaceae
            Genus: Ilex
                        Specie: Ilex 3 meserveae

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil

Features: Blue-green leaves; red berries

Uses: Foliage contrast Fruit contrast Hedge Windbreaks

Zones: 6-10

Description: Of garden origin, this hybrid between Ilex aquifolium and I. rugosa can grow to 15 ft (4.5 m) in height but 6 ft (1.8 m) is more usual. It has small, often blue-green leaves shaped very much like those of I. aquifolium but smaller. Re

Growth Habit: Dense, upright, spreading habit

Comments: Many cultivars available

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