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Image of Ilex x attenuata photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Topal Holly)

The tough, attractive topal holly is a naturally occurring hybrid between Ilex cassine (dahoon holly) and Ilex opaca (American Holly). The parent plants of this small, evergreen tree are native to the eastern United States. It is a vigorous dense holly with a neat pyramidal habit.

Its lustrous oval leaves have spiny teeth towards the tips and are light or medium green. They are dioecious, which means that a plant either has male or female flowers. The small flowers are white...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(East Palatka Holly, Topal Holly)

The topal holly cultivar ‘East Palatka’ was first discovered in 1927 near East Palatka, Florida. It is more loosely branched and has slightly larger leaves than standard Ilex x attenuata.

The tough, attractive topal holly is a naturally occurring hybrid between Ilex cassine (dahoon holly) and Ilex opaca (American Holly). The parent plants of this small, evergreen tree are native to the eastern United States. It is a vigorous dense holly with a loose pyramidal...

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Mark A. Miller

(Foster #2 Topal Holly, Topal Holly)

The tough, attractive topal holly is a hybrid between dahoon holly (Ilex cassine) and American holly (I. opaca). The parent plants of this evergreen tree are native to the eastern United States. The Foster hollies were selected by E.E. Foster of Foster Nursery in Bessemer, Alabama, and released in the 1940s. He selected five plants out of his seed beds, giving them numbers one through five. 'Foster #2' is the most important of the lot. It is a vigorous, dense holly with a very narrow...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Fosteri Holly, Topal Holly)

Comprising naturally occurring hybrids of the eastern North American natives Dahoon holly (Ilex cassine) and American holly (I. opaca), Foster hollies typically form a small, pyramidal, evergreen tree. They bear elegant slender glossy leaves with spiny tips. Plants are dioecious, producing only male or female flowers. The small white clustered flowers are borne in the leaf axils of the current year's growth. The round bright red berries occur only on female plants. The handsome...

(Dixie Flame™ Holly, Topal Holly)

The outstanding holly, Dixie Flame™, is notable for its neat pyramidal habit and heavy yields of vibrant red berries that appear in fall and are maintained into winter. The tough, attractive topal holly is a naturally occurring hybrid between Ilex cassine and Ilex opaca. Both parent plants of this small, vigorous evergreen tree are native to the eastern United States.

Its lustrous oval leaves are pale to medium green and have spiny teeth towards the tips. Like allo hollies,...

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Mark A. Miller

(Marilyn Topal Holly, Topal Holly)

The tough, attractive topal holly is a hybrid between dahoon holly (Ilex cassine) and American holly (I. opaca). The parent plants of this evergreen tree are native to the eastern United States. 'Marilyn' was selected and named by Buddy Hubbuch in honor of his wife. Hubbuch was the first horticulturist at Clermont, Kentucky's Bernheim Arboretum. It is a vigorous, dense holly with a pyramidal habit when mature.

Its lustrous medium to deep green oval leaves have small spiny teeth...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Savannah Holly, Topal Holly)

The tough topal holly ‘Savannah’ is more loosely branched and has a slightly more columnar shape than standard Ilex x attenuata. It is most admired for the masses of red berries it produces and its rapid growth.

The tough, attractive topal holly is a naturally occurring hybrid between Ilex cassine (dahoon holly) and Ilex opaca, (American Holly). The parent plants of this small, evergreen tree are native to the eastern United States. It is a vigorous dense holly with...

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James H. Schutte

(Sunny Foster Holly, Topal Holly)

In 1964, William F. Kosar, a plant breeder at the U.S. National Arboretum, discovered ‘Sunny Foster’ as a chance sport of Ilex x attenuata 'Foster No. 2.’ It has variegated deep green leaves that are mottled with pale yellow. The small tree has loose branches and a narrow pyramidal habit.

The tough, attractive topal holly is a naturally occurring hybrid between Ilex cassine (dahoon holly) and Ilex opaca, (American Holly). The parent plants of this small, evergreen...

Image of Ilex yunnanensis photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Yunnan Holly)

Giving the impression of a red-berried Japanese holly (Ilex crenata), this medium-sized evergreen shrub comes from highlands and valleys of south-central China and northern Myanmar (Burma). Its dense, mounded, downy branches are furnished with small, glossy, dark green leaves with shallowly toothed, sometimes spiny margins. New leaves may be bronze-red. Small white flowers appear in spring or early summer, with male and female flowers occurring on separate plants. If a male plant is nearby,...

Image of Illicium floridanum photo by: Felder Rushing

Felder Rushing

(Florida Anise, Florida Anisetree, Purple Anise)

Florida or purple anise is best known for its unusual summer flowers and fragrant, evergreen leaves. This shrub or small tree is native to moist, wooded areas across the southeastern United States, from Florida to Louisiana. Mature specimens have upright branches and develop an open habit.

Its large, leathery leaves are elliptical to lance-shaped and have a delightful anise fragrance when crushed. The nodding flowers are usually hidden in foliage. Each interesting bloom has many narrow red or...