Ilex x 'Carolina Sentinel'
- Common Name(s):
- Carolina Sentinel Holly
More narrow and dense than Nellie R. Stevens; excellent for hedge; moisture tolerant; a JC Raulston Arboretum Selection.
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.
- 20-25 ft.
- Small, white flowers in spring; good crop of red berries
- Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
- Upright; dense
- Growth Rate:
- Alternate, simple leaves
NCCES plant id: 2019