Scientific Name Ilex verticillata
Common Name Winterberry, Black Alder, Coralberry, Michigan Holly
Hardiness Zone 3 to 9
Size 6 to 10' tall and wide
Growth Rate Slow
Exposure Full sun or part shade
Group Shrub - Deciduous
Characteristics Alternate, simp, serrate leaves. 1.5 to 3" long. Pubescent underneath. Lighter green than most hollies.
Twiggy appearance, lots of lateral branching.
Berries tight along the stems.
Landscape Uses Good for wet areas.