Holly Blue Boy (Please Select Size Below)
Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Boy'
Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Boy', a member of the Aquifoliaceae family, is commonly known as Blue Boy Meserve Holly. One of the hardiest holly species, this spreading shrub sports spiny blue green foliage. T is often paired with Blue Girl holly to produce the attractive berries. A slow growing but long-lived interspecific hybrid, this plant is easy to care for and requires no pruning. It has the best of both worlds, having acquired characteristics from both parents: cold hardiness and shiny, high quality, evergreen foliage.
Genus – Ilex
Cultivar –'Blue Boy'
Zone – 5 - 9
Plant Height – 10 ft to 12 ft
Plant Width – 12 ft to 15 ft
Deciduous/Evergreen – Evergreen
Additional Characteristics – Low Maintenance, Pollenizer
Foliage Color – Blue Green
Bloom Color – White
Bloom Time – Spring
Light Requirements – Full to Partial
Moisture Requirements – Moderate to High
Resistance – Cold
Soil – Most Types, Well Drained
Uses – Mass Planting, Hedges, Privacy Screens, Accenting