Go Back Winterberry ‘Winter Red’

IIex verticillata 'Winter Red'
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Plant Type: Fruits

Female selection with darker green foliage than other species. Abundant, large, bright red fruit, persisting into winter. Will thrive and fruit in shade. ‘Southern Gentleman’ needed for pollination. 1995 Styer Award Winner. Chosen in 2005 as fresh cut flower of the year.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Plant with Southern Gentleman for pollination.

Flower Color

Bright red.

Foliage Color

Dark green to bronze in the fall.

Plant Spread

8'

Good Companions

Winterberry Southern Gentleman.

Plant Height

6-9'

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-9

Soil Moisture

not picky


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Bloom Time

Fall

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full sun but will tolerate part shade.

Growth Rate

fast

Seasonal Interests

fall/winter