Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince' (Male)

£12.95

(Male Holly) Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince' is a free flowering, male holly and perhaps the best pollinator for most other female Ilex aquifolium and Ilex x altaclerensis cultivars.

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This free flowering, male holly is perhaps the best pollinator for most other female Ilex aquifolium and Ilex x altaclerensis cultivars. Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince' has glossy, dark green leaves which take on a bluish hue in winter and small white flowers in late spring.

Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince' does not produce berries itself, but a single plant will pollinate several nearby female hollies!


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince' eventually grows to be a medium or large, densely branching shrub.
    • Height: 3 m (10 ft).
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft).
  • Notes: Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince' is a male form and will pollinate nearby female hollies, although it will not pollinate Ilex verticillata cultivars.
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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall), Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline
Special Features
Evergreen, Screening/Hedge, To grow in a pot

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