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Little Goblin® Winterberry Ilex verticillata

  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Fall
    • Winter
  • Mature Size
    • 36 - 60 Inches
Programs
New Plant
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Little Goblin® Winterberry Ilex verticillata

Part Sun to Sun 36 - 60

Features

Dwarf; cut flowers; native

Fall Interest
Winter Interest
Bog Plant
Native to North America
Small or Minature

Characteristics

Duration: 
Shrub
Shrub Type: 
Deciduous
Height Category: 
Medium
Garden Height: 
36 - 60 Inches
Spacing: 
36 - 60 Inches
Spread: 
36 - 60 Inches
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Shade: 
not significant
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Green
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Blooms On: 
Old Wood
Bloom Time: 
Late Spring
Hardiness Zones: 
3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Heat Zones: 
9
Water Category: 
Wet
Uses: 
Border Plant
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Cut Flower
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses: 
Mass Planting
Uses Notes: 

Mass plantings; hedges; cutting gardens. Its dwarf size makes it a good fit for container gardens and smaller landscapes. Ilex verticillata tolerates damp conditions, and may be used in rain garden and bioswales.

Maintenance Notes: 

Best in medium to wet acidic soils. Prune to shape in early spring before the plant pushes new growth.

Dwarf winterberry with lots of berries!

The first ever tetraploid winterberry brings you extra big and abundant rich-red berries on a dwarf plant. You will treasure this plant for gardens, mass plantings or as a cut branch. Its compact size makes it ideal for residential landscapes. Available in better garden centers Spring 2015.

Little Goblin® Ilex verticillata 'NCIV1' USPPAF, Can PBRAF

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