Ilex Aquifolium Ferox Argentea (Male)
Holly

Ilex Aquifolium Ferox Argentea (Male)

£20.00

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Features

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Known as Silver Hedgehog Holly, Ilex aquifolium Ferox Argentea is an attractively variegated variety of our native Holly with extremely prickly spines on the leaves and leaf margins. This holly can be cultivated as a small tree or clipped hard to form a dense shrub or hedge. A recipient of the RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit), for all round excellence in the garden.

Insights

Highly decorative, this robust, evergreen shrub produces pink-tinted new growth and tiny white flowers in May. (Autumn berries only appear on the female plant).

Details

Flowers: June - July / Hardy

Planting
  • All soil types
  • All aspects
  • Full sun or partial shade
Care

Plants are either male and female and both sexes are required to produce berries, which form only on the female plant in late autumn/early winter. These are toxic and the plant may also irritate skin.

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