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RE: Pollinator for English holly and info on Juniper

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  • Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 09:21:52 -0800
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Thanks, Chris!  I saw Gold Coast at the same nursery.  It was really charming, the leaves being tiny and to scale of the ultimate size of the plant.  I was hoping for a plain green male pollinator, but may not have a choice?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher P. Lindsey [mailto:lindsey@mallorn.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2004 9:09 AM
> To: perennials@hort.net
> Subject: Re: Pollinator for English holly and info on Juniper
> 
> 
> > >I bought a female holly, Ilex aquifolium 'Argenta 
> Marginata.'  Does 
> > >anyone have a suggestion for a small/dwarf male 
> pollinator?  Prefer 
> > >no varigation since the female has the varigation already.
> 
> > In my google search, the only two I could find are varigated males: 
> > Silver Queen and Ferox Argentea. Good luck, Gail
> 
> Forest Farm carries 'Big Bull' which is male, but doesn't 
> sound particularly
> dwarf.  :)
> 
> There is another variegated introduction from Monrovia name 
> Gold Coast [TM]
> or 'Monvila' -- it's 4-6' high/wide with bright gold leaf margins.
> 
> Chris
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