Possumhaw

Possumhaw

Common Name: Possumhaw
Scientific Name: Ilex decidua ‘Warren’s Red’
Family: Aquifoliaceae
Native Region: Southeastern U.S.
Garden Location: Stream Garden

This deciduous holly is an upright, rounded shrub which typically grows 6 to14 feet tall. It is easy to grow and prefers full sun to part shade and moist soils.   Its beautiful berries appear in late fall and are stunning after the leaves fall from the plant. This cultivar is a female plant and should be planted with a male pollinator for fruit production.