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Ilex x 'Carolina Sentinel'

Common Name(s):
Carolina Sentinel Holly
Category:
Trees
Comment:

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 banksiThis plant is resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
20-25 ft.
Flower:
Small, white flowers in spring; good crop of red berries
Zones:
5-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright; dense
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
Alternate, simple leaves
Tags:
bees, birds, nectar, pollinator, specialized bees, wildlife, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2019

Ilex x 'Carolina Sentinel' Ilex x 'Carolina Sentinel'