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Common Winterberry

Ilex verticillata

Large shrub named for brilliant red berries appearing in late fall and lasting through winter.

BLOOM TIME

  • July
  • August

SUNLIGHT

  • Partial Sun
  • Partial Shade

SOIL TYPE

  • Well Drained
  • Moist
  • Wet
  • Texture (Sand)
  • Texture (Loam)
  • Texture (Clay)
  • pH Acid <6.0

HEIGHT

6-12'

CATERPILLAR SPECIES HOSTED

10-100

WILDLIFE BENEFITED

Caterpillars, Pollinators, Birds

Artist: Jada Fitch

Photo Credit: Dan Jaffe