Ilex x attenuata 'Sunny Foster'
(Golden Foster Holly ) A fantastic holly for winter colour, Ilex x attenuata 'Sunny Foster' has young leaves which emerge as a handsome clear golden yellow in colour, while the more mature foliage is a darker gold or green.
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A fantastic holly for winter colour, Ilex x attenuata 'Sunny Foster' has young leaves which emerge as a handsome clear golden yellow in colour, while the more mature foliage is a darker gold or green. Small white flowers appear on the branches in early summer, followed by shiny, red fruit in winter. The leaf colour is most striking if planted in a very sunny spot!
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Ilex x attenuata 'Sunny Foster' does not particularly enjoy chalky soils.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: May - June.
- Flower Colour: White
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Ilex x attenuata 'Sunny Foster' grows to be a large, branching shrub with a pyramidal, upright form.
- Height: 4 m (13 ft).
- Spread: 3 m (10 ft).
- Notes: The leaf colour is most striking if planted in a very sunny spot. This holly which was first discovered as a variegated leaf mutation on a plant of Ilex x attenuata 'Foster No. 2' at the U.S. National Arboretum in North America.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Mature Size
- 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
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Leaf Colour - Gold/Yellow, Screening/Hedge
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