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Ilex cornuta 'Rotunda'

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Family: Aquifoliaceae (a-kwee-foh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ilex (EYE-leks) (Info)
Species: cornuta (kor-NOO-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Rotunda

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Montgomery, Alabama
Wilmington, Delaware
Lecanto, Florida
Longwood, Florida
Rock Hill, South Carolina
Austin, Texas
Dallas, Texas



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