Ilex crenata 'Helleri'
- Common Name(s):
- Helleri 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.
Play Value: Wildlife Enhancement
Seed: Berry-like drupe
- 2-3 ft.
- Small alternate, simple dark green leaves
- 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
- Low, dense, spreading mound
- 3-4 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1587