Ilex verticillata (Winterberry Holly)

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Ilex verticillata (Winterberry Holly) is a deciduous holly native to Midwest.  Even though it drops it leaves its persistent glowing red berries put on a show against a snowy landscape! This dense shrub can be an excellent shrub border, replace those nasty buckthorns and honeysuckle. 

  • Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
  • Soil Conditions Wet-Mesic, Mesic
  • Height 5'-20'
  • Flower Color Inconspicuous

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