Ilex verticillata 'Winter Red'

Winter Red Winterberry Holly

  • Dark green leaves
  • Abundant bright red fruit
  • Food and cover for birds
  • Height: 6-8 Feet
  • Spread: 6-8 Feet
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 - 7
Size Avail Future Price Qty
S3-3 RPM 0 247 Sign In for Ordering
S3-3CG RPM 0 336 Sign In for Ordering

Interesting Notes:

Fruit occurs only on female plants and requires a male plant for pollination. Ilex v. 'Jim Dandy' is a compact male pollinator for all northern types. Blooms for an extended period in early - mid season. New foliage is a glossy red bronze that then turns dark green with a leathery look in summer. One male plant can pollinate many female plants.

Ilex v. 'Nana' Red Sprite is a Missouri botanical Garden Plants of Merit.

Winter Red Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Attracts Wildlife
Upland Birds and Game
Songbirds
Attributes
Naturalizing
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Border or Bed
Erosion Control
Mass Planting
Habit
Deciduous
Winter Red Winterberry Holly Ilex verticillata Winter Red from Forrest Keeling
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