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Ilex glabra 'Shamrock'

Shamrock Inkberry Holly
Ilex glabra Shamrock

Ilex 'Shamrock' Overview

Compact, rounded evergreen shrub with shiny olive green foliage.

  • Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • Height: 3-5 Feet
  • Spread: 3-5 Feet
Category:  Shrub

Feature Characteristics

This plant is very versatile and has many uses; it's very adaptable to soil conditions and can tolerate swampy soils, full sun to shade tolerant.

  • Handsome, compact upright, rounded form
  • Glistening new green foliage that appears as a lustrous dark olive green
  • No real disease or pest issues
  • Can be used as an evergreen foundation plant, hedges, masses or an accent plant
  • Females will produce berry-like black drupes that birds will feed on starting in September
  • Can withstand heavy pruning