Holly, Royal Family
Description: Male and female ‘Blue Princess’ and ‘Blue Prince’ growing together to ensure successful red berry production. The male may be pruned to remain lower (‘out of sight’) to allow the female plant to dominate.
Common Name: Royal Family Holly
Scientific Name: Ilex x meserveae ‘Royal Family’
Type: Evergreen Shrub
Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 4-6′ height, 4-6′ spread
Bloom Color: Inconspicuous White flowers (Spring), Red Berries in Fall
Bloom Period: Spring
Foliage Color: Glossy Green
Landscape Use: Foundation Plant, Hedges, Mass Plantings, for fruiting effect in Fall & Winter
Growth Rate: Fast
Zone: 5 – 7
Companion Plants: Dwarf Alberta Spruce, Compact Holly, Purple or Silver Foliaged Plants, Dogwoods, Weeping Cherry. Stop by and visit our garden center and nursery to talk with our staff about other plants in stock.