Blue Holly (Ilex Blue Prince) in the Ilex Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Blue Prince
Cultivar name: 'Conablu'
Common names:
Give a thumbs up Blue Holly
Give a thumbs up Meserve Holly
Give a thumbs up Meserve Hybrid Holly

Also sold as:
Ilex x meserveae

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 8 to 12 feet (2.4-3.7m)
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 feet (2.4-3.7m)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Air root green stems.
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

I. 'Blue Prince' is an excellent pollinator

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Nov 24, 2011 1:27 PM

An excellent pollinator for 'Blue Princess' as well as other varieties of hollies. Both a male and a female holly plant are needed to produce berries. The general consensus is one male plant for every 5 female plants.

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