Ilex verticillata 'Wild Fire'

Winterberry


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Pure white flowers in spring
  • Large red fruit throughout winter and attracts birds
  • Deep green foliage
  • A favorite addition to holiday arrangements
  • Pollinated by male variety such as 'Jim Dandy'
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Garden
Garden
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native
Native
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Winterberry is easy to grow and tolerates most conditions in full-part sun, even those with moist or wet soils. Prune as needed in the spring and apply an acid fertilizer.


Height: 6-7 ft
Spread: 7-8 ft
Price Level 1: $36.99 ea.~#3
Bloom Color: White
Zone: 4-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Native
  • Dried Flower/ Foliage
  • Naturalizing
  • Garden
  • Low Maintenance
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Wet Soil/Wetlands