HOLLIES

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Ilex attenuata (topal holly) - Large evergreen shrubs or trees resulting from crossing Ilex cassine and Ilex opaca.  Zones 7 - 9.

Ilex attenuata 'Eagleson' (eagleson holly) - A very fast growing holly of compact, columnar habit with deep green leaves and prolific berry production.

Ilex attenuata 'East Palatka' (east palatka holly) - A large shrub of upright, conical habit with light green, obovate leaves having few spines and abundant, showy, persistent, red fruit.

Ilex attenuata 'Fosteri #2' (foster's holly) - This small, pyramidal, dense tree to 20 feet has glossy, dark green leaves and many pretty, persistent, red fruit.

Ilex attenuata 'Savannah' (savannah holly) - A choice form of upright habit to 25 feet with nearly spineless leaves and bright red fruit.

Ilex cornuta (chinese horned holly) - A large, rounded, evergreen shrub to 15 feet or more with extremely glossy, dark green leaves and large, red fruit.  Zones 6 - 9.

Ilex cornuta 'Aniset Delcambre' (needlepoint holly) - This choice clone of spreading habit to 10 feet has only one single spine on the tip of each leaf and many, showy, red fruit.

Ilex cornuta 'Burfordii' (burford holly) - A vigorous, rounded shrub to 12 feet tall and 10 feet wide with deep green, single spined leaves and a heavy production of large, bright red fruit.

Ilex cornuta 'Carissa' - A dense growing, dwarf form from 3 to 4 feet tall with very glossy, thick, waxy, single spined leaves.

Ilex cornuta 'Dwarf Burford' - A very slow growing clone of dense, compact habit from 6 to 8 feet tall that produces large amounts of showy, dark red fruit.

Ilex cornuta 'Needlepoint':  Please see Ilex cornuta 'Aniset Delcambre'.

Ilex cornuta 'Rotunda' - A handsome, low, compact, landscape specimen of dwarf, spreading habit to 6 feet with red fruit.

Ilex crenata (japanese holly) - A compact, evergreen shrub or small tree of mounding habit to 15 feet with spineless, dark green leaves and glossy, black fruit.  Zones 6 - 9.

Ilex crenata 'Compacta' (compacta holly) - A low growing, dwarf and compact cultivar from 3 to 5 feet tall with shiny, green leaves that is well suited for landscape use.

Ilex crenata 'Helleri' (heller's holly) - A very dwarf, low growing, mounding or spreading shrub to 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide with tiny, inch long, dark green leaves and showy, black fruit.

Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil' - A dense growing, female cultivar released by the USDA with dark green leaves, black fruit and a very fastigiate growth habit being about 9 feet tall and only 1 foot wide when mature.

Ilex crenata 'Soft Touch' - A wonderful choice for landscape use due to its small, dense form and soft, lustrous, dark green leaves on flexible branches. 

Ilex decida (possum haw / deciduous holly)  - An easy to grow, deciduous, native shrub to 10 feet with glossy, green leaves that turn yellow in the fall and showy, orange-red fruit.  Zones 5 - 9.

Ilex glabra (inkberry) - An erect growing to mounding, evergreen shrub to 10 feet tall with narrow, lustrous, dark green leaves and black fruit.  Zones 3 - 8.

Ilex 'Mary Nell' - This hybrid makes a spectacular, pyramidal tree up to 15 feet tall with attractively serrated, glossy, dark green leaves and showy, red fruit.  Zones 7 - 9.

Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' - This choice, dense, evergreen, large shrub or small tree grows vigorously in a pyramidal form up to 20 feet tall and 10 feet wide and has attractive, dark green, lustrous foliage and large, bright red fruit.

Ilex verticillata (common winterberry) - A multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub up to 8 feet tall with bright green leaves and showy, red fruit.  Hardy in zones 3 - 8.

Ilex verticillata 'Winter Red' - Of compact habit to 10 feet tall and 8 feet wide with dark, rich green foliage that turns bronze in the fall and abundant, long lasting, red fruit.

Ilex vomitoria (yaupon) - A compact, evergreen shrub or small tree to 18 feet with dense, glossy, dark green leaves and abundant, scarlet fruit.  Zones 7 - 10.

Ilex vomitoria 'Folsom Weeping' (weeping yaupon) - This cultivar is a narrow, pyramidal form with weeping branches and red berries.

Ilex vomitoria 'Schelling's Dwarf' - This is a dwarf growing clone with a growth habit that is very similar to that of 'Stoke's Dwarf'.

Ilex vomitoria 'Stokes Dwarf' (dwarf yaupon) - A dense growing, very compact, low, spreading clone to 4 feet tall by 6 feet wide with tiny, rich green leaves.  Usually kept much smaller in the landscape through pruning.

Ilex vomitoria 'Will Fleming' - This is a choice, fastigiate, male selection up to 15 feet tall and only 2 feet wide found near Houston, Texas by Will Fleming.