Silver Holly hedge (Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata') description
Silver Holly hedging is well suited to moist, well-drained soils and full or partial sunlight. It also copes well in exposed, coastal sites. As a slow growing, evergreen, Silver Holly is low maintenance and you will be greatly rewarded with year round interest from its brightly variegated leaves, white flowers and red berries. Like all Holly plants, Silver Holly is a bit gappy when young but it does mature to a very thick impenetrable screen.
Popular uses for silver margined holly hedges
With its prickly leaves and bushy habit Silver Holly is the perfect solution when looking for an intruder deterrent for your boundary and when pruned it will make beautifully decorative formal hedging.
Combine Silver Holly with
We recommend growing this evergreen alone to create an attractive, variegated display. Or grow together with other shrubs for hedging.
Growth rate of Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata'
Silver Holly is slow growing but will achieve approximately 10-20cm pa. Silver Holly is ideal for heights up to 10m.
Care and pruning advice for Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata'
Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata' hedging is very low maintenance and simply needs a light trim every winter to keep it in neat. Please view the best4hedging Care Advice page for more information.
Planting density recommendations for Silver holly hedge plants
For information on planting density please see the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type. You can find out about hedge planting density here.
Silver Holly hedges are available to buy year round as pot grown plants. Bare roots are available for delivery from autumn - spring and can be pre-ordered from mid-summer.
On the whole, our Silver Holly is UK grown by our experts who have years of nursery growing knowledge and experience. If we do source Silver Holly from outside of the UK, we make it our aim to ensure that our suppliers are unbeaten on quality. At best4hedging we make every effort to make sure that your plants arrive in the freshest condition and that they are of the highest quality, all whilst protecting our superb prices. Rest assured, you can buy Silver Holly online with total confidence.