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Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess'
Blue Holly

Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess'
Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess'
Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess'
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A female cultivar of Ilex x meserveae, with striking purple-green young shoots and glossy blue-green leaves and being female, it also has an abundance of shining red fruits in autumn. These fruit are eye-catching and stand out well against the dark foliage.

Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess'  is an ornamental fruiting plant suitable for gardens of most sizes. Requires a male pollinator such as Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince' planted nearby to produce berries.

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

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Eventually a large, densely branching shrub.
    • Height: 3 m (10 ft).
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft).
  • Notes: Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess' is a female form and requires a nearby male holly to fruit well. If your interested in learning more about this plant, an article has been written about it on our Bluebell Nursery Blog. Please click on the following link to start reading: Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess'


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