Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata'
VARIEGATED ENGLISH HOLLY
Aquifoliaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, clay, acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
10m
Plant habit
 
6m

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Flowers: white

Flowering Time: early spring

Leaves: dark green; edged cream; pink flushed new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: red berry

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves
 
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Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata'
VARIEGATED ENGLISH HOLLY
Aquifoliaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, clay, acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
10m
Plant habit
 
6m

FEATURES

Flowers: white

Flowering Time: early spring

Leaves: dark green; edged cream; pink flushed new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: red berry

Bark & Stems: spiny leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental & formal designs

Uses: formal screen, informal screen, formal hedge, barrier, topiary, standard, bonsai, cut foliage, shade tree, windbreak

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: fruit, deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: cool areas

Ingestion dangers: fruit poisonous






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