Friday, December 30, 2016


It's not all brown and bare at the Arboretum.  Hollies (Ilex) brighten the landscape with their berries and/or glossy leaves.  Click here for a descriptive list of the types of hollies you can grow:

Below are ones you can see growing at the Arboretum:

A Holly Retrospective Plus
 TOP ROW (1-5) BOTTOM ROW (6-10)
  1. Ilex vomitoria ‘Pendula' Weeping Yaupon Holly (Mixed Border)
  2. Ilex vomitoria ‘Nana’ Dwarf Yaupon Holly (CPP)
  3. Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens' Holly (Mixed Border)
  4. Ilex crenata ‘Green Luster’ Holly (CPP)
  5. Ilex cornuta ‘Carissa’ Chinese Holly (CPP)
  6. Ilex cornuta ‘Needlepoint’ Chinese Holly (Mixed Border)
  7. Ilex ‘Mary Nell' Holly (Mixed Border)
  8. Ilex attenuata ‘Savannah’ Holly (Butterfly Garden)
  9. Ilex serrata x verticulatta ‘Sparkleberry’ Winterberry Holly (Butterfly Garden)
  10. Jasminum nudiflorum Winter jasmine  (Perennial Border)
Photos by T. McDaniel