Adorn your landscape with Dwarf Yaupon Holly’s year-long glossy dark green foliage in areas with poor or wet soils along your borders. Also known as Ilex vomitoria ‘Nana,’ Dwarf Yaupon Holly is an evergreen shrub that is perfect for gardeners who are looking for a low-maintenance, easy-to-care-for plant. This hardy shrub is native to the southeastern United States and grows best in USDA Hardiness Zones 7-10. It grows between 2-3 feet tall and wide with a dense, rounded form that is ideal for use as a hedge or as a low-growing border plant.
The Dwarf Yaupon Holly has glossy, deep green foliage that provides year-round color to your garden. It produces small white flowers in the spring, followed by attractive red berries in the fall. This plant is extremely drought tolerant and can thrive in a wide range of soils, from sandy to clay. It is also tolerant of salt, making it a great choice for coastal gardens.
This evergreen shrub is an excellent choice for a low-maintenance hedge or foundation planting. It can be pruned to keep it in bounds or left natural to provide a low-growing backdrop for other plants. It is also a great choice for container gardening. It is deer resistant, so it is a good choice for gardens that are prone to deer browsing.