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Ilex verticillata 'Bailfire'

WILDFIRE™ WINTERBERRY HOLLY

Buy First Editions┬« Wildfire™ Winterberry online. Wildfire™ is a female cultivar of deciduous holly that offers multi-season interest with pure white flowers appearing in the spring, green leaves the majority of the year, and abundant, red fruit that that the birds will delight to eat before winter. Its rounded growth habit makes it useful as a foundation plant, specimen or hedge. Use Jim Dandy Winterberry Holly as male pollinator.

Height:

6-7 Feet

Spread:

6-7 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • First Editions
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Year-Round
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Border Plant
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Ilex is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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