Bright red berries provide food for birds in fall and winter
Botanical Name: Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite'
Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Red Sprite has a nice dwarf form and features huge, bright red berries up to 1/2" in diameter, providing food for birds in fall and winter. Perfect for summer or winter interest anywhere, 'Red Sprite' also thrives in wet, acidic soil. Plant in full to part sun, and be sure to provide a preferred male like 'Jim Dandy' for pollination. It's ideal to use for a grouped border planting or plant singly and admire the remarkable show of berry color!