Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens'

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  • Common Name: Nellie R. Stevens Holly
  • Plant Story:

    A large broadleaf evergreen shrub, Ilex 'Nellie R. Stevens' features dark glossy green leaves with spiny leaves. Inconspicuous small greenish-white flowers give way to showy berry-like bright red fruits that persist throughout the winter.

  • Type: Shrub Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Insignificant
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 6-9
  • Height: 15-25 ft
  • Spread: 8-12 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Borders, screens, hedges, or foundations
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Holly leaf miner, spider mites, whitefly, scale, leaf spot, leaf rot, tar spot, and powdery mildew.
  • Form: Conical
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Prune if needed. Plant near Ilex 'Edward J. Stevens; and male Ilex cornuta to pollinate.


Nellie R. Stevens Holly - Additional Photos