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Ilex x 'Mondo' (Little Rascal®)

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More About Ilex x 'Mondo' (Little Rascal®)

  • Small white insignificant flowers in spring
  • Male plant; produces no fruit
  • Glossy dark green leaves edged with spines turn purple in winter
  • Very tight, compact habit

Interesting Notes:

This Ilex was found at the U.S. nursery Monrovia in 1996 as a naturally occurring mutation of the blue holly 'Blue Boy'.

Zone:

5

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

White
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Little Rascal® Holly (male) Growing and Maintenance Tips

Ilex prefer slightly acidic, slightly moist, well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade. One male Ilex plant will effectively pollinate up to six female Ilex plants.


Ilex x 'Mondo' (Little Rascal®) Characteristics

Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial sun/shade
Partial sun/shade
Rock garden
Rock garden

Attributes

Fall Color

Habit

Compact
Rounded

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Spring

Foliage Color

Dark Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Foundation planting
Border/edging

Soil Moisture

Well Drained
Moist to Average