Ilex aquifolium 'Calypso'
  • Ilex aquifolium 'Calypso'
  • Ilex aquifolium 'Calypso' - variegated leaves

Ilex aquifolium 'Calypso'

£12.95

(Variegated English Holly) An attractive variegated holly, propagated by ourselves from an unusual sport found on a holly hedge in the local village of Blackfordby and named after our cheerful Doberman 'Calypso'.

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An attractive variegated holly, propagated by ourselves from an unusual sport found on a holly hedge in the local village of Blackfordby and named after our cheerful Doberman 'Calypso'.

Ilex aquifolium 'Calypso' has dark stems and handsome, green and gold-splashed leaves and is particularly good at adding some colour to a winter garden. This is a female holly and will have masses of red berries in winter once established if pollinated by a nearby male such as Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince'


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Medium sized shrub with a branching, rounded habit once established.
    • Height: up to 2.5 m (8 ft).
    • Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft).

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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline
Special Features
Evergreen, Leaf Colour - Variegated, Screening/Hedge, Fruit - Ornamental, Good for Wildlife (Birds), To grow in a pot

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