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Southern Gentleman Holly Shrubs for Sale Online
The Southern Gentleman Winterberry is a late flowering pollinizer that is loved throughout the seasons for its gorgeous color, bright berries and lusterful ovalesque foliage.
These male Winterberry Shrubs are slow-growing and require little maintenance to keep up with their upright rounded shape. The deciduous shrubs' dark green foliage contrasts beautifully with the plants' greenish white flowers in the spring, but spring is is only the beginning of this shrubs beauty and appeal.
Botanically referred to as 'Ilex verticillata,' the Southern Gentleman Winterberry plants enjoy moist to wet soil conditions and grow best in full sun to part shade. These shrubs work great in areas with poor drainage and happily tolerate placement near bodies of water like swamps bogs and streams.
Cold hardiness is one of this plant's most loveable qualities. You can look forward to watching your Southern Gentleman shrub change with the seasons, going from green to yellow in the fall, to a deep bronze in the winter season.
If planted with a female Holly, you can look forward to bright red berries in late summer to fall that will remain through to the winter. The berries on this popular winter interest plant not only bring a festive touch to a yard, but also attract a variety of pollinators.
Southern Gentleman Winterberry Hollies are ideal for use in mass plantings, shrub borders, and for use as hedges. If you're into crafts, the sprigs of berries on these shrubs can also be plucked to create amazing, eye-catching holiday arrangements your friends and family will adore!
These male pollinator Hollies pair well with the female hollies of Winter Red winterberry, Winter Gold Winterberry, and Sparkleberry Winterberry.
|Mature Height:||6 to 8 Feet|
|Mature Width:||6 to 8 Feet|
|Sunlight:||Full sun to part shade|
|Habit:||Deciduous, densely branched, multi-stemmed clump forming|
|Flower Color:||White flowers in mid to late spring through early summer|
|Foliage:||New growth emerges a dark green, changing to an purplish red in the fall|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained soil but will tolerate “wet feet”|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Neccesary for polination of Sparkleberry Holly|