Ilex crenata 'Convexa'
- Common Name(s):
- Convexa Japanese holly
Wildlife Value: The small fragrant flowers attract bees. Members of the genus Ilex support the following specialized bee: Colletes banksi. This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer.
- 6-8 ft.
- Glossy black-green leaves with purplish stems
- Non-showy greenish white flowers in spring; small black drupe in fall on female plants; modestly produced
- 6 to 9
- Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
- Upright spreading habit
- 4-6 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1586