Ilex verticillata 'Sweetheart'

Winterberry


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farm

  • Native plant
  • Male/female in same pot = berries on every bush!
  • Prolific berries in fall and winter
  • Songbirds love the berries
  • Nice in the border
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:

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: 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