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Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Angel' (Blue holly 'Blue Angel')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
10m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
4m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity
Toxic - Berries may cause discomfort if ingested.
Toxic - Berries may cause discomfort if ingested.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Angel'

Other names: Blue holly 'Blue Angel', Ilex x meserveae 'Conang'

Genus: Ilex Ilex

Variety or Cultivar: 'Blue Angel' _ 'Blue Angel' is a female, evergreen shrub with shiny, dark blue-green, spiny leaves and dark purple stems. Small creamy-white flowers in spring are followed by red berries in autumn and winter.


Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Angel' is: Evergreen

Flower: Insignificant or absent, White in Spring

Foliage: Blue-green in All seasons

Habit: Dense, Erect

Toxicity: Berries may cause discomfort if ingested.

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Leaf-mining sawflies , Scale insects Aphids , Leaf-mining sawflies , Scale insects

Specific diseases: Holly leaf blight Holly leaf blight

General care

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Angel' (Blue holly 'Blue Angel') will reach a height of 10m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution

Cultivation: Grow in free-draining, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Angel'

Other names: Blue holly 'Blue Angel', Ilex x meserveae 'Conang'

Genus: Ilex Ilex

Variety or Cultivar: 'Blue Angel' _ 'Blue Angel' is a female, evergreen shrub with shiny, dark blue-green, spiny leaves and dark purple stems. Small creamy-white flowers in spring are followed by red berries in autumn and winter.


Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Angel' is: Evergreen

Flower: Insignificant or absent, White in Spring

Foliage: Blue-green in All seasons

Habit: Dense, Erect

Toxicity: Berries may cause discomfort if ingested.

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Leaf-mining sawflies , Scale insects

Specific diseases: Holly leaf blight

General care

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Angel' (Blue holly 'Blue Angel') will reach a height of 10m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution

Cultivation: Grow in free-draining, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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