ilex red Acadiana – Holly


Ilex magina red ‘Acadiana’

dramatic appearance with its deeply serrated leaves and glossy shine. New growth emerges with reddish hue that later turns lustrous green. Orange-red berries appear without needing a pollinator in autumn and persist to winter.

grows in pyramidal form to 12-14′ feet tall and 6-8′ feet wide


Grow these fully to marginal hardy plants in moist but well drained, moderately fertile, humus rich soil in full sun (which produces the leaf color in variegated hollies) or in partial shade. Plant or transplanting is best done in early spring.North American species prefer neutral to acid soil while European and Asian species are less fussy.

zones 6-9