Holly Bush Ilex Blue Prince
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Holly Bush Ilex 'Blue Prince'

One of the most sought after of the blue hollies
Holly Bush Ilex 'Blue Prince' - Rating
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  • Striking blue-green leaves.
  • A Highly sought-after ornamental shrub.
  • Pinkish-purple flower buds and new stems.
  • Easy to grow and low maintenance.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 4L pot.
  • Striking blue-green leaves.
  • A Highly sought-after ornamental shrub.
  • Pinkish-purple flower buds and new stems.
  • Easy to grow and low maintenance.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 4L pot.

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Item: 510595
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Ilex 'Blue Prince' is a large, evergreen shrub with dark, purplish-green stems and dark, bluish-green foliage. A male variety, it has small, star-like white flowers in spring but produces no berries, instead acting as a great pollinator for female varieties such as 'Blue Angel'.

With larger, finely serrated leaves, which are not as spiky as its female counterparts, this holly grows faster than female varieties and has swiftly become one of the most sought-after varieties of ornamental shrub.

A rather special specimen shrub with year-round colour, flower buds and new shoots are pinkish-purple, while mature Leaves are always very glossy and deep green, almost blue-green, hence its name.

Blue hollies need almost no maintenance if you keep them well-watered for the first couple of years to enable them to establish. They are more or less trouble-free, growing moderately fast and making dense foliage in the lower parts while they push new branches upwards. This feature is employed when using this holly into a hedge.

Supplied as an established plant in a 4L pot ready for planting out.

What Is Supplied

Item 510595 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 4L pot

Plant Care Information

Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow

Top Tips

Water well until established and add mycorrhizal fungi to the soil before planting.

Care Information

  • Plant in well drained, fertile soil in full sun or partial shade.
  • Keep well-watered until established.
  • No pruning necessary unless you want to shape the bush - ideal for topiary or hedging.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
When Your Plant Will Fruit
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Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
400 cm
400 cm
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