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Ilex x 'Scepter'

Common Name(s):
Scepter holly
Category:
Trees
Comment:

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 ft.
Flower:
Bright red fruit; persists into winter
Zones:
7-8
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to light shade; well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Pyramidal
Width:
12-15 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
Leathery, glossy, dark green leaves
Tags:
bees, birds, nectar, pollinator, specialized bees, wildlife, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2024

Ilex x 'Scepter' Ilex x 'Scepter'