Ilex verticillata ‘Red Sprite’
A deciduous shrub that loses it’s shiny deep green leaves each winter, right after they turn yellow and then orange. The female varieties, when pollinated by a male, produce gorgeous red fruit that will remain on the branches long after the leaves have fallen, well into winter (unless eaten by birds). ‘Red Sprite’ is a neat compact rounded shrub that matures to an average height and width of only 3-4 feet. Hardy in zones 3-9. Plants are shipped in a 1 gallon container.