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Red Sprite Winterberry

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®.

Plant Features:

  • Height: 2 - 3'
  • Spread: 3 - 4'
  • Shape: Globose, dense, compact
  • Foliage: Deep green
  • Fall Foliage: Yellow-green to purple-bonze
  • Zone: 4 - 9
Plant information and imagery used by permission from Bailey Nurseries.
Plant Features are recommendations for optimal performance. Availability subject to change.

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