Gem Box® Inkberry Holly

Unlike other I. glabra, this dwarf variety maintains its good branching all the way to the ground. It is an excellent alternative to boxwood. It has dark green evergreen foliage with attractive red tips during the spring flush. Use this adaptable native plant as a small hedge or a container specimen.

Dimensions2 × 2 ft
Botanical Name

Ilex glabra 'SMNIGAB17' pp#27554, cbr#5629

Zone

5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Foliage Color

Green

Height

2-3'

Width/Spread

2-3'

Exposure

Full Sun, Part Shade

Soil

Moist

Uses

Hedges, Rock gardens, Specimen

Features

Compact, Deer resistant, Evergreen, Native, Salt tolerant, Winter Interest

SKU: 47258 Plant Type:

Prefers moist, acidic soils. Prune to shape in late winter.

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