Proven Winner Selections

Ilex verticillata Jim Dandy

Winterberry Holly

Type: Shrubs
Height: Medium to tall 3-6' (Plant 6' apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-9   [?]
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic
Flower / Accent: White /
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Jim Dandy is the male pollinator needed for berry production on Berry Nice and Berry Heavy. A Proven Winner Selection.

Tiny white flowers appear, but no berries. A ratio of 1 male to 12 females is sufficient. Bees do the transporting, so even a distance of 50-75' will work.

Features to Note:

  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Winter Interest
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Proven Winner Selection
  • Deer Resistant

Ilex General Information:

Ilex verticillatas are deciduous shrubs with bright red fruit. Overall shape is oval and rounded. Berries appear on females after flowering and mature to bright red, remaining until mid-winter or later. Provides welcome color in the winter landscape. Cut branches are welcome additions for holiday arrangements. Birds love the berries.

Ilex Plant Care:

Little pruning is needed, shape if needed. Hard pruning is best done in stages over 2-3 years and only if necessary.

$12.95 ea.
(3+) $12.50 ea.
Spring 2014
Plant Code: ILJD