Ilex cornuta 'O'Spring'
- Common Name(s):
- O'Spring Chinese holly
Good heat tolerance. Native to China and South Korea.
Wildlife Value: Fruits are attractive to birds. Flowers attract bees. Members of the genus Ilex support the following specialized bee: Colletes banksi. This plant is resistant to damage by deer..
- 8-15 ft.
- Alternate, simple, lustrous, dark green leaves with cream and gold variegation; 0.7-1.7 in. long; one to four spines on each side
- Small, creamy white flowers in spring
- Sun to light shade; best color with afternoon shade; does well in heavy clay and summer heat
- Irregular pyramid
NCCES plant id: 1585