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!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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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|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|When To Prune||After Flowering|