Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite'
A female selection that is less than half the size of regular Ilex verticillata. Bright red fruits .50" in diameter, borne on 1/8 inch pedicels; stays on for months. Flowers are small and numerous. USDA release. 'Jim Dandy' needed for pollination. Good for cutting for decoration.
Shape: Globose, dense, compact
Foliage Color: Deep green
Fall Foliage: Yellow-green to purple-bonze
Exposure: Full sun
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