Ilex x meserveae Blue Maid - Holly Blue Maid Female

The 'Blue Maid' Holly is known for its hardiness. It is a fast grower and will reach 10' in roughly 10 years if left unpruned. It can be maintained at a minimum of 4' if pruned. Excellent for foundation planting, border, hedge, or single specimen piece.

Genus: 

Ilex
Ilex x meserveae Blue Maid

Common Name: 

Holly Blue Maid Female

Exposure: 

Sun to Part Shade

Features: 

Ornamental Berries
Attracts Birds
Evergreen

Plant Category: 

Evergreen Shrub
Shrub

Plant Terms: 

Foliage Color: 

Blue Green

Care Instructions and Growing Tips: 

Protect from strong winter sun and wind. Prune as needed to control size and shape.

Suggested Uses or Locations: 

Foundation Planting
Shrub Border
Hedge
Grouping
Massing
Screening

Height: 

6-10'

Water Requirements: 

Requires regular waterings, particularly in hot, dry weather.

Width: 

6-8'

Soil Requirements: 

Moist, well drained acidic soil

Growth Habit: 

Upright
Broad Pyramidal

Season of Interest: 

Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
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