AWARD

ILEX x meserveae 'Blue Princess'

Commonly known as Blue holly

Female. Free- berrying form of the above
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Glossy, dark-greenish-blue leaves 4.5-6cm (1¾-2½in) long.
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Dense, erect to spreading shrub. Purplish-green stems.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun

ILEX x meserveae 'Blue Princess'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£14.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £12 each
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - birds, insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, leaf miners.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin (I. aquifolium x I. rugosa)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Blue
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

Useful extras...

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2022 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2022      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.