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Ilex glabra 'Strongbox' (Inkberry Holly)

Lush, thick, spineless, blue-green foliage all the way to the ground. Naturally grows as a broad, compact, rounded mound and can be pruned or shaped as desired. Excellent substitute for boxwood. 2-3′ tall x 2-3′ spread. Full Sun/Part Shade.


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PPAF, CPBRAF
Brand Proven Winners

White, waxy, nodding, bell-shaped flowers bloom above foliage of glossy dark green leaves followed by bright red berries and forms an attractive groundcover. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
0.5 ft tall x 1 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Bright chartreuse foliage all year long. Compact, globe shaped evergreen. Burn resistant, and no pruning is required. Ideal for small gardens, containers, or mass planting. 12-18″ tall x 12-18″ spread. Full Sun/Part Shade.

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