This is a hybrid holly and is a broad, upright growing, evergreen shrub. It matures to about 12' tall
and about 9' wide but can be kept smaller with pruning. Dark purplish stems with glossy, blue-green leaves which have spiny-toothed
margins. Tiny and relatively inconspicuous whitish flowers appear in spring time. Fertilized female flowers turn, dark red
fruit in the winter time.