Ilex crenata 'Helleri' /Helleri Holly

Ilex crenata 'Helleri'  / Ilex crenata 'Helleri'
Palnt showing the petite leaves
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Palnt showing the petite leaves

Clipped specimen

Helleri holly ground cover at Li ve Oak Gardens in New Iberia, LA

A compact grower in a home a landscape

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Scientific Name: Ilex crenata 'Helleri'
Common Name: Helleri Holly
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a truly dwarf growing shrub that seldom grows over about two feet tall. It produces dense, small dark green leaves and a low spreading mass. It is an excellent ground cover plant for raised planters. This and other Japanese hollies cannot tolerate wet soils so do not overwater any of the Japanese hollies.