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Ilex verticillata 'Mr. Poppins®' (Winterberry Holly)

This deciduous shrub sports elliptic, glossy, slightly serrated dark green leaves in late spring, along with small pale green flowers. Ideal for use as hedging, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

*This plant is a male, and is ideal for pollinating female winterberry plants, such as Berry Heavy. Plant within 50 ft of female plants to pollinate. One male is needed for fruit on up to 5 females.

3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP# 25,834, CPBR# 5287
Brand Proven Winners
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(REPEAT BLOOMER) This blooming climber offers delicate azure blue flowers contrasted with creamy yellow centres. Use as an arbor/wall cover, or as a “spiller/filler” in a container.

Blooms early summer and in fall
10′ tall x 5′ spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone

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Thin lavender, or rarely, white, petals droop from a large spiny cone and grow on stout stems bearing narrow leaves. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter as the blackened heads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-3 ft tall x 2.5 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces large, rounded flower clusters that open lime-green, turn brilliant white during summer, then back to pale green as the season progresses, finally fading in the fall. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-5 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Salt Tolerant
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Neutral pH preference
Deciduous

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This deciduous shrub sports elliptic, glossy, slightly serrated dark green leaves in late spring, along with small pale green flowers that give way to a profusion of bright red berries in fall and winter. Ideal for use as hedging, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

*This plant is a female, and needs a male, such as Ilex Mr. Poppins®, to produce its notable berries.

6-8 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds

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Panicle-like clusters of violet-blue to purple flowers with yellow centres blooming late summer to mid fall. Stems are unbranched with mostly toothed, smooth bluish-green foliage. Upright habit. 2-3′ tall x -1-2′ spread. Full Sun.

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Pink buds open to white spicy-aromatic blooms mid-late spring. Dark green foliage above; light gray-brown beneath; sporadic wine-red colour in fall. Red fruit changes to black late summer. Multi-stemmed. 8-10′ tall x 6-8′ spread Full Sun/Part Shade

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This deciduous shrub sports elliptic, glossy, slightly serrated dark green leaves in late spring, along with small pale green flowers that give way to a profusion of bright red berries in fall and winter. Ideal for use as hedging, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

*This plant is a female, and needs a male, such as Ilex Mr. Poppins®, to produce its notable berries.

6-8 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds

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This deciduous shrub features clusters of large bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups that cover foliage of shiny, dark green, deeply serrated leaves on bright green stems. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Rebloomer

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