Focal point, Pollinator Plants, Rain Gardens, Shade Tolerant
5 - 8'
Medium, Moist, Wet
Medium to wet, acidic.
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Part shade, Part Sun, Full sun
Winterberry (Ilex verticillata) is a deciduous holly that naturally grows along streams, ponds, and swamps. It is an upright, rounded, slow-growing shrub that can form thickets from root suckers. While the greenish flowers are small, the berries that follow on this ‘Winter Gold’ cultivar are bright orange-yellow and very showy. Tolerant of various soil types, they’re suitable for many different uses such as rain gardens and hedges. Its fruit is eaten by almost 50 species of birds, as well as small mammals.
NOTE: Both male and female plants are necessary to produce berries.
We ship from two locations:
Maryland – Our nursery in Maryland is perfectly located to serve the Eastern United States within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Maryland location if you live east of Ohio.
Illinois – Our nursery in Illinois is perfectly located to serve the Midwestern United states within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Illinois location if you live west of West Virginia.
Not all plants are offered at both locations. You can find more information on our products and packaging on the Shipping Information page.
We are now shipping for Fall 2023!