Ilex x. 'Red Beauty ('Rutzan')' (Hybrid Holly)

This compact, pyramidal, evergreen shrub sports small, shiny, spiny dark green leaves that keep their colour through winter. It will produce a profusion of small, bright red berries from fall to winter when pollinated by a male, such as Blue Prince. Ideal for use as hedging, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

6-10 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°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
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This blooming climber offers delicate shell-pink flowers contrasted with deeper pink spines and purple anthers. Use as an arbor/wall cover, or as a “spiller/filler” in a container.

Blooms from early to late summer
10′ high x 2′ spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts hummingbirds
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 dense evergreen shrub sports rich blue-green, spiny leaves on purplish stems. This variety is a pollinator, so pair it with a female blue holly for berries. Ideal for use as hedging, screening, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

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 dense evergreen shrub sports rich blue-green, spiny leaves on purplish stems, along with bright red berries that bloom prolifically if paired with a pollinator, such as Blue Prince. Ideal for use as hedging, screening, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

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 dense, evergreen shrub features ornate clusters of light pink buds in spring that open to crisp white flowers on foliage of shiny, dark green leaves. Slow growth rate. Dwarf habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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