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Ilex ilicifolia /Sweetspire Holly

Ilex ilicifolia  / Ilex ilicifolia
Attractive foliage
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Attractive foliage

Foliage with small marginal spines

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Scientific Name: Ilex ilicifolia
Common Name: Sweetspire Holly
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: In late summer it is laden with long drooping catkins like racemes of fragrant greenish white flowers.