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Ilex × meserveae ‘Blue Princess’

Holly

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height2m to 3m
  • Spread1.5m
  • Growth HabitBushy round
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGlossy blue green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Ilex × meserveae ‘Blue Princess’ (Holly). Has small, oval, wavy leaves with profuse, red fruit.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub

Interest and use

Hedging, specimen

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Watch out for the thorns.

Propagation

You can propagate by seeds in the spring or by semi-ripe cuttings from late summer to early winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for holly aphid and holly leaf miner.

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