Ilex cornuta 'Rotunda'
Dwarf Chinese Holly,
Rotunda Chinese Holly
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, 3-4 ft high by 6-8 ft across (ca. 1 x 2.5 m), compact, dense, mounded. Leaves short-stalked with 5, rarely 7, spines, 4-10 cm long, lustrous dark green. A female clone, but usually does not set fruit.
- Sun. Very adaptable.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (6)7 Originated from seed in a nursery in Louisiana before 1930.
- Oregon State Univ. campus: west side of McAlexander Field House.
- Corvallis: north side of OSU Foundation on 35th St. near Western Blvd.