BRASS BUCKLE® Ilex
(Japanese Holly) Just as fun as its name, BRASS BUCKLE® Ilex is a great selection for smaller spaces such as your patio or walkway. BRASS BUCKLE® is one of the most dwarf Japanese Hollies available. This selection of will add architecture to your garden or decorative container. The glossy, cupped shaped chartreuse green/yellow foliage has good burn resistance and can be grown in full sun to part shade locations. Compact and evergreen, BRASS BUCKLE® has a mounding habit standing 12-18 inches tall. Use in containers or in the landscape as a boxwood alternative. BRASS BUCKLE® Holly thrives in well-drained, acid soils, but can also be grown in poor dry soils. A PROVEN WINNERS®® COLORCHOICE®® Flowering Shrub.
Common Name: Holly – Japanese
Plant Type: Shrub
Brand: PROVEN WINNERS® COLORCHOICE® Flowering Shrubs
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8What is my zone?
Max Height: 12 – 18 Inches
Max Spread: 12 – 18 Inches
Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions: Bee-Friendly, Songbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Soil Moisture Needs: Moderate
Attributes: Compact Shrub, Drought Tolerant, Evergreen
Design Use: Border, Combination Containers, Container, Massing, Specimen
Growth Habit: Mounding
Season of Interest (Foliage): Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter