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Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite' /Red Sprite Winterberry

Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite'   / Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite'
Foliage and berries in early winter
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Foliage and berries in early winter

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Scientific Name: Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite'
Common Name: Red Sprite Winterberry
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Produces a profusion of red berries on female plants. A small oval to round plant a little smaller than the species. Can tolerate wet growing conditions. An extremely hardy, deer resistant holly.