Growing & Maintenance:

In spring, apply balanced fertilizer according to package directions. Check soil weekly for moisture. Water thoroughly when dry. Adequate water until the ground freezes is necessary to sustain plant during the winter. Prune at anytime to shape if necessary. Withstands cold winter conditions well. A male holly is necessary for pollination to produce berries.

Blue Princess Holly

Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess'

Plant Type: Broadleaves
Small, pale white flowers appear in early spring; bright red berries appear in fall. Bluish green foliage color is retained through fall.

Height: 8-10 Ft
Spread: 6-8 Ft
Spacing: 4-8 Ft
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess'

Sunlight Requirements

Full Sun/Partial Shade (4-6 hours direct sunlight)

Invites Nature

Attracts Birds

Season of Interest (Flowering)


Season of Interest (Foliage)


Foliage Color


Landscape Function


Soil Preferences

Moist, Well-Drained