Berry Poppins® Winterberry Holly

Our native winterberry holly is an adaptable plant that will tolerate a variety of conditions, including clay soils, and may be used for rain gardens as well as general landscaping and cutting gardens. Berry Poppins® is a heavy fruiting dwarf plant with better fruit set than ‘Red Sprite’. It is ideal for small sites that need winter color. Use Mr. Poppins® as a pollinator.

Dimensions3 × 3 ft
Botanical Name

Ilex verticillata 'FARROWBPOP' pp#25835, cbr#5286

Zone

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Flower Color

Red

Foliage Color

Green

Height

3-4'

Width/Spread

3-4'

Exposure

Full Sun, Part Shade

Soil

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time

Early Summer

Uses

Foundations, Mass Planting, Perennial Beds

Features

Attracts pollinators, Clay soil, Compact, Cut flower, Deer resistant, Native, Winter Interest

SKU: 48158 Plant Type:

Pruning is generally not needed, but can be trimmed in late winter. Branches may be cut for arrangements in fall and winter. It does require a male pollinator to produce fruit; Mr. Poppins™ is the preferred pollinator.

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