Ilex verticillata 'Sweetheart'

Winterberry


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farm

  • Easy to grow
  • Native plant
  • Male/female in same pot
  • Prolific berries in fall and winter
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Native
Native
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Spring
Spring
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Fertilize in early spring

No brainer, male and female together!

Songbirds love the berries

Nice in the border


Height: 8-10 ft
Spread: 6-7 ft
Price Level 1: $36.99 ea.~#3
Bloom Color: Violet
Zone: 3
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Native
  • Mass Planting
  • Naturalizing
  • Low Maintenance

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Wet Soil/Wetlands