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Ilex attenuata 'Fosteri #2'
Common Name: Holly, Foster

Foster Holly is a dense, narrow to conical evergreen with narrow, spiny leaves. Foster Hollies are known to fruit heavily and are a good selection for use as specimens, foundation plantings for large buildings, and as screens....


Ilex cornuta 'Burfordii'
Common Name: Holly, Burford

Burford holly is a large growing shrub or small tree that has evergreen foliage and a very heavy berry set. THe berries turn a brilliant red in the fall. Burford holly is a good selection for a dense screen, a back drop for a mixed...


Ilex cornuta 'Burfordii Nana'
Common Name: Holly, Dwarf Burford

Dwarf Burford Holly is one of the most common chinese hollies in commerce. It is a dense, rounded, evergreen shrub that produces a plethora of berries that turn brilliant red in the fall. This is a multi-purpose plant that can be used for mass planti...


Ilex cornuta 'Carissa'
Common Name: Holly, Carissa

Carissa Holly is one of the most popular dwarf hollies that we grow. It is a dense, mounding evergreen with 2 to 3 inch long and 1 to 1.5 inch wide, pointed, glossy green leaves with a single, terminal spine. It is often used on commercial landscape ...


Ilex cornuta 'Needlepoint'
Common Name: Holly, Needlepoint

Needlepoint Holly is an evergreen shrub with an upright to conical form when it is young becoming broader as it ages. The plant developes a vivid red fruit and is a super selection for screening, massing, and grouping. It may also serve well as a fou...


Ilex crenata 'Compacta'
Common Name: Holly, Compacta

Compacta Holly is probably the most used plant in the southeast. It is a globose grower with dark green, small leaves. It is used extensively as the foundation shrub of choice in front of newly constructed homes. The plant can also be used as a scree...


Ilex crenata 'Helleri'
Common Name: Holly, Helleri

Helleri Holly is a dwarf, mounded, compact, evergreen shrub with flat, short leves that are not as lustrous as many of the crenata cultivars. Helleri has historically been one of the most planted crenata hollies but has lost some popularity due to th...


Ilex crenata 'Hoogendorn'
Common Name: Holly, Hoogendorn

Hoogendorn holly is a handsome crenata form that grows wider than tall and has flat, dark green leaves that are 3/4 to 1 inch long. The plant is a dense, compact grower and is excellent used in front of low foundations and in mass plantings....


Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'
Common Name: Holly, Sky Pencil

Sky Pencil Holly is a slender, densely branched, extremely upright selection of the crenata hollies with lustrous deep green, 1 & 1/2 inch long leaves. This is a great selection for use on corners of buildings, to accent doorways, and to put in a con...


Ilex crenata 'Soft Touch'
Common Name: Holly, Soft Touch

Soft Touch Holly is a dense, low, mounding form with a lighter green appearance and a soft texture. It is a good Helleri substitute and is great for low foundations and mass planting....


Ilex crenata 'Steeds'
Common Name: Holly, Steeds

Steeds Holly is an upright, pyramidal holly with flat, lustrous, deep green leaves. It is a good selectiion for accenting corners of buildings, hedging, and containers....


Ilex glabra 'Compacta'
Common Name: Inkberry, Compact

Compact Inkberry is a cultivar of our native Inkberries that has a tighter branch structure and tighter growing foliage. It is a good choice for mass plantings, hedges, in a mixed border or as a foundation plant.

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Ilex glabra 'Shamrock'
Common Name: Inkberry, Shamrock

Shamrock Inkberry is a cultivar of our native Ilex glabra. It is a compact form with lustrous, deep green leaves with the new leaves emerging bright green above the older, darker green foliage. This plant is a good multi-purpose plant for hedges, mas...


Ilex opaca 'Greenleaf'
Common Name: Holly, Greenleaf

Greenleaf Holly is a cultivated hybrid of our native American Holly. It is an upright, pyramidal growing plant with spiny, medium green leaves and it produces bright red berries. It is a terriffic choice as a specimen, for planting on corners of larg...


Ilex vomitoria 'Pendula'
Common Name: Holly, Weeping Yaupon

Ilex vomitoria 'Schillings'
Common Name: Holly, Dwarf Yaupon

Shillings Dwarf Yaupon (aka Stokes Dwarf) is a low growing, dense, mounding, evergreen shrub that is often used for mass planting, foundation plantings, edging, and in borders....


Ilex x 'Conin'
Common Name: Holly, Robin

Robin Holly is a member of the "red" holly family that were originally seedlings of Mary Nell Holly. They were selected for their growth habits as well as their reddish colored new growth. Robin is considered by many to be one of the more impressi...


Ilex x 'Conty'
Common Name: Holly, Liberty

Ilex x 'Emily Bruner'
Common Name: Holly, Emily Bruner

Emily Bruner Holly is a broad, dense, pyramidal holly with large, dark green leaves and large fruit that encircle the stems. The fruit turns red and persists through winter. This is a terrific holly for screening or using as a specimen or on corners ...


Ilex x 'HL10-90'
Common Name: Holly, Christmas Jewel

Christmas Jewel Holly is an upright to pyramidal evergreen shrub reaching 10 feet tall and 8 feet wide. It is a prolific producer of berries which are red by Christmas and persist into summer. Christmas Jewel Holly is a good choice for use on corn...


Ilex x 'Magina'
Common Name: Holly, Acadiana

Acadiana Holly is a member of the "red" holly family. The new growth has a bronse to red coloration that matures to a deep glossy green. The foliage is heavily serrated making the plant an excellent choice for an inpenetrable privacy screen that h...


Ilex x 'Magland'
Common Name: Holly, Oakland

Oakland™ Holly is a member of the Red Holly family named for it's reddish copper new growth. Oakland™ Holly is an upright grower with bright green, dense foliage that has similar shape to an oak leaf. Oakland™ Holly is a superior...


Ilex x 'Mary Nell'
Common Name: Holly, Mary Nell

Ilex x 'Nellie Stevens'
Common Name: Holly, Nellie R Stevens

Nellie Stevens Holly is an upright, dense, pyramidal growing evergreen with deep green, spiny foliage. THe plant developes fruit which turns red in autumn and often times persists through much of the winter. This is a superior selection for screening...


Illicium parviflorum
Common Name: Anise

Anise or Small Anise Tree is an upright evergreen shrub with long, lanceolate, pale green leaves that, when crushed, are very fragrant. This is a good selection for mass planting or screening in sun or partial shade....


Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
Common Name: Itea, Henry's Garnet Sweetspire

Henry's Garnet Seetspire is a selection of our native sweetspire that developes reddish purple fall color and 6" long, white flowers. This plant offers fragrant flowers when not much else is in flower and it does well in moist areas....


Itea virginica 'Sprich'
Common Name: Itea, Little Henry

Sprich Sweetspire, better known as Little Henry, is a compact form of the species that has pure white panicle flowers in early summer and fantastic red fall color. It is a terrific plant to mass on banks, in beds and borders.

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