Ilex Argentea Marginata is a popular holly shrub that glimmers with a festive aesthetic in winter. Before the berries develop in later seasons, the tree glistens with luminous leaves decorated with eye catching silver edged linings. Itís a truly distinctive shrub that will add character and charm to your landscape.
Growing up to 15m with a spread of 4m, Ilex Argentea Marginata is a beautiful addition to a sunny medium garden.
As well as its stunning appearance, Ilex Argentea Marginata boosts wildlife through its excellent pollinating properties. The shrub is highly attractive to bees, birds, butterflies, and beneficial insects as well as providing a nutritious food source for caterpillars. Bees and butterflies love its nectar rich flowers whilst birds appreciate the seeds that bud from the berries. Planting an Ilex Argentea Marginata is a guaranteed way to transform your garden into a pollinating paradise.
Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for planting.
What Is Supplied
Item 511458 supplied as:
Position in full sun or partial shade in most well drained fertile soil
To guarantee berries, itís advisable to plant a male holly tree nearby
Requires minimum pruning Ė remove diseased or misplaced branches in spring
After pruning, apply compost to the base of the plant to boost growth
Berries are purely ornamental and are toxic to humans, cats, dogs and horses