Deep blue-green, broadleaf evergreen structure! The Blue Stallion™ Meserve Holly (Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Stallion' PP# 4804) is a fantastic backbone for any garden design!
Intensely evergreen foliage has a high-gloss shine and blue highlights. The wavy edges won't stab like traditional Holly but retain that classic leaf shape.
Dense, bushy, and pyramidal, growing up to 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide, however, can prune to any size or shape.
White flowers appear and attract pollinators, and the shiny small foliage and strong foliage color provide a strong presence in the garden for all seasons!
This highly polished shrub deserves to be a stand-out specimen plant or high-style accent. Blue Stallion™ highlights any bed or border, and complements any garden style!
A row of Blue Stallion™ sparkles as a privacy hedge or barrier, or a zig-zagging row to define your property. A pair of Holly sentries will welcome guests to your front door!
The bushy erect growth is perfect for a range of garden designs and applications. Fitting into rustic country gardens, or as amazing backdrops and anchors.
Boost curb-appeal exponentially as a foundation planting, Plus, Blue Stallion™ can handle edge of the woods areas and wildlife gardens without attention from deer.
Faster growing, Blue Stallion™ Meserve Holly means privacy with no waiting. The dense growth lends itself perfectly for formally pruned shapes and speedy privacy.
One Blue Stallion™ is an effective pollinator for up to 10 Blue Princess Holly, providing loads of berries on the female plants.
With winter hardiness and heat tolerance in growing zones 5 through 9, these prefer partial sun in hot climates, while handling full sun in cooler zones.
These Blue Holly tolerate slightly acidic soil conditions and higher moisture but it must be well-drained soils. Requiring well-watered soil in full sun for best results.
Standing up to urban pollution, they're not particular on soil type. Doing well in both sandy and clay soils, Blue Holly won't mind some salinity and are strong against the wind.
This highly ornamental shrub needs very little from you but returns loads of character. Order this sturdy shrub today from Nature Hills Nursery and let Blue Stallion™ Meserve Holly stand tall for you!
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Stallion' PP# 4804|
|Mature Height||6 - 8 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 - 6 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Pruning Time||After Flowering|