Carissa Holly

Ilex cornuta 'Carissa'

Size

Height - 4 feet

Width - 5 feet

Plant Type

Evergreen

Adapted shrub

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Sun

Full sun to part shade

Other common names

Carissa Chinese Holly

Save Water   Medium water required
 
More Color   Beautiful shiny green foliage year-round
 
Attract Wildlife   Is a dense, evergreen shelter for wildlife
 
Reduce Maintenance   Little pruning needed to maintain shape
 
Texas Tough    Waxy leaves help prevent water loss

Interesting Facts

Grows in a compact globe shape, so little pruning is needed.  The plant's glossy leaves have a single point at the end, whereas other holly varieties have several points per leaf.

Carissa Holly in Frisco