LATIN NAME: ILEX CRENATA 'HELLERI'
This fast growing evergreen shrub has small leaves with shiny green foliage. Its dense and mounding growth habit reaches 3-4 feet (5-6 feet wide). Ideally used as a shrub, border, hedge and low screen.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Prefers dry, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-9
This low-maintenance evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. The first year of growth requires watering weekly. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning is not required.