native holly


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Noun1.native holly - low spreading evergreen shrub of southern Australia having triangular to somewhat heart-shaped foliage and orange-yellow flowers followed by flat winged pods
genus Platylobium, Platylobium - small genus of Australian evergreen leguminous shrubs or subshrubs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Their tops were crowned with century-old spruce trees, and their sides clothed with oaks and madronos and native holly. But to the perfect redwoods belonged the small but deep canon that threaded its way among the knolls.
The native holly is slow growing but oh so beautiful, and you may be hesitant to cut from this native tree.
Mountain mint, sunflowers, native holly, sweet pepper bush and goldenrod are all great for pollinators, Tallamy said.
Its distinctive long red and yellow tubular flowers that emerge in late summer distinguish it from our native holly - it won't do well in a limey soil so you must have neutral or acidic soil where you live.

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