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Ilex aquifolium 'Calypso'
Ilex aquifolium 'Calypso'
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Available Winter 2019 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.

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

  • 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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