Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Ilex x attenuata 'Sunny Foster' does not particularly enjoy chalky soils.
Flowering Period: May - June.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Ilex x attenuata 'Sunny Foster' grows to be a large, branching shrub with a pyramidal, upright form.
Height: 4 m (13 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Notes: The leaf colour is most striking if planted in a very sunny spot. This holly which was first discovered as a variegated leaf mutation on a plant of Ilex x attenuata 'Foster No. 2' at the U.S. National Arboretum in North America.