Ilex aquifolium 'Ferox Argentea'
  • Ilex aquifolium 'Ferox Argentea'
  • Ilex aquifolium 'Ferox Argentea'

Ilex aquifolium 'Ferox Argentea'

£9.50

(Variegated English Holly) A curious holly and very attractive variegated holly, Ilex aquifolium 'Ferox Argentea' has spines on the surface of the leaves as well as the edges.

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L container (3 - 4 years old, 30 - 40 cm tall)

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A curious holly and very attractive variegated holly, Ilex aquifolium 'Ferox Argentea' has spines on the surface of the leaves as well as the edges. The leaves are dark green, lined with a handsome silvery-white variegation.

Ilex aquifolium 'Ferox Argentea' is a fairly slow growing shrub but once established, the dense habit and spiny leaves make this a good barrier plant and it can be pruned to create an unusual hedge.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Eventually a medium sized shrub with a branching, rounded habit.
    • Height: up to 3 m (10 ft) / or up to 1.5 m (4 - 5 ft after 10 years)
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft) / or up to 1 - 1.5 m (3 - 5 ft after 10 years)
  • Notes: Ilex aquifolium 'Ferox Argentea' is a male holly, suitable for pollinating nearby female hollies
2017-01-01

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade, Full Sun
Eventual Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Evergreen, Screening/Hedge, Leaf Colour - Variegated

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