Upright, rounded, suckering native deciduous shrub. Inconspicuous blooms in summer followed by persistent, shiny red berries. Use 'Jim Dandy' as a pollinator. Foliage is lustrous, dark green, with variable fall color. Will tolerate wet soils, once established. Easy to grow, but slow.
|Botanical Name||Ilex verticilliata Red Sprite|
|New for 2012||No|
|Dimensions||5' x 4'|
|Max Size||3' - 6'|
|Exposure||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Soil||Evenly Moist, Well Drained, Acidic, Peat Moss Enriched|
|MIsc Info||Colorful Fruits, Attracts Birds, Tolerates Wet Soils|