Chinese holly


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Related to Chinese holly: Ilex cornuta
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Noun1.Chinese holly - dense rounded evergreen shrub of China having spiny leaves; widely cultivated as an ornamental
genus Ilex, Ilex - a large genus of dicotyledonous trees and shrubs of the family Aquifoliaceae that have small flowers and berries (including hollies)
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Dense growing, with spiny-edged dark green (yellow-green underneath), firm leaves and fragrant white flowers, Chinese holly can be pruned hard, often into a small tree shape.
Cluster rhododendrons [in more temperate climates] or plant a Chinese holly, a barberry bush or Knock Oaf roses," says Walker.
For topiary shapes, Chinese holly (Ilex cornuta) grows quickly enough to give good results.

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