Location: Murphy Hall, W side
Approximate blooming period: April - May

Meserve holly 'China Girl', Ilex × meserveae

Origin: Japan 
Habitat: Hardy to USDA Zone 5 
Height and Form: evergreen, rounded, compact shrub 
Foliage and Bark: stems are bluish purple with green, dark green glossy evergreen leaves with spines on th edges 
Flowers, Fruits and Seeds: small, white flowers which turn into bright shiny red fruits
Names: Meserve Holly, Blue Holly 

'Blue Boy'
'Blue Girl'
'Mesid' (Blue Maid®) 
'Blue Prince' (Blue Prince®)
'Blue Princess'
'Honey Maid' and 'Gretchen'
'Mesan' (Blue Stallion®)

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