Parent: Ilex cornuta
Category: Shrub - Evergreen
Zones: 7 to 9
Size: To 10' tall and 5' wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Prefers afternoon shade for best color. Leaves the same shape as the species, spiny, but with cream to yellow gold margins. Irregular habit. Female. New growth may have a purple tinge.
Named for Otto spring, of Otto Spring Nursery and Greenhouse, Okmulgee, Oaklahoma. Sport of Ilex cornuta 'Rotunda'.
- Ilex cornuta 'Burfordii'
- Ilex cornuta 'Burfordii Nana'
- Ilex cornuta 'Carissa'
- Ilex cornuta 'Fine Line Variegated'
- Ilex cornuta 'Needlepoint'
- Ilex cornuta 'Needlepoint Variegated'
- Ilex cornuta 'Rotunda'
- Ilex cornuta 'Sunny Burford'
I purchased a 1-gallon plant at Nurseries Caroliniana in April 2012 and potted it up, planting it in the One Of Everything garden in July 2012.