Red Sprite Winterberry

Ilex verticillata ‘Red Sprite’

  • Height:  2-3′
  • Spread:  3-4′
  • Shape:  Globose, dense, compact
  • Foliage:  Deep green
  • Fall Foliage:  Yellow-green to purple-bonze
  • Exposure:  Full Sun
  • Zone:  4-9

A female selection that is less than half the size of regular Ilex verticillata. Bright red fruits .50″ in diameter, borne on 1/8 inch pedicels; stays on for months. Flowers are small and numerous. USDA release. ‘Jim Dandy’ needed for pollination. 1998 Cary Award Winner. 2004 Plants of Merit®.  Available in #2 containers.  Our inventory is always changing so please call for current availability.