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Ilex verticillata 'Jim Dandy'

Also called Jim Dandy Black Alder


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More About Ilex verticillata 'Jim Dandy'

  • Flowers are white and inconspicuous
  • Dark green, glossy leaves turn (occasionally) to purple
  • Suckering profusely, it produces an oval shrub
  • Required as male pollinator for 'Afterglow' and 'Red Sprite'
  • Bloom Time: June to July

Interesting Notes:

The 'Jim Dandy' cultivar was introduced in 1992 by Simpson Nursery in Vincennes, Indiana.

Zone:

4

Height:

100-175 cm

Spread:

100-175 cm

Colour:

White

Jim Dandy Winterberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

Although winterberry will tolerate some shade, fruit production is best in sunny locations. Winterberry will tolerate a range of soil types and moistures. One, male, winterberry plant will effectively pollinate up to six, female plants.

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Ilex verticillata 'Jim Dandy' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries
Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Oval
Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Hedge
Woodland/woods edge