Ilex x altaclerensis 'Lawsoniana'
(Variegated Holly) Grown for its colourful foliage, Ilex x altaclerensis 'Lawsoniana' is a large shrub with dark green leaves, splashed with irregular, golden-yellow variegation.
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Grown for its colourful foliage, Ilex x altaclerensis 'Lawsoniana' has dark green leaves which are splashed with irregular, golden-yellow variegation. Clusters of vivid red berries appear on the branches in autumn and early winter.
Ilex x altaclerensis 'Lawsoniana' is an attractive standalone shrub or very small tree which can also be grown as an unusual hedge if required.
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Any fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: May - June.
- Flower Colour: White
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Ilex x altaclerensis 'Lawsoniana' grows to be a large, densely branching shrub if left unpruned.
- Height: 4 m (13 ft).
- Spread: 3 m (10 ft).
- Notes: Ilex x altaclerensis 'Lawsoniana' is a female selection and requires a nearby male holly to fruit reliably.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Mature Size
- Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Leaf Colour - Variegated, Screening/Hedge, To grow in a pot
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