Ilex Meserveae Blue Maid Mini Standard 50cm


Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Maid’ – Mini Standard Form

Plant Fact File:

  • Mini Standard Height: 50 cm
  • Season of Interest: Year-round (evergreen)
  • Foliage Type: Evergreen
  • Fragrant: No
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Aspect: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil pH: Slightly acidic to neutral
  • Soil Type: Well-draining, loamy soil


Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Maid’ in mini standard form is a compact and decorative evergreen holly with a height of 50 cm. It’s an excellent choice for those looking to add a touch of classic beauty and seasonal interest to smaller gardens, patios, or outdoor spaces.

This variety of holly is particularly prized for its year-round interest. The dark green leaves create an attractive backdrop for the brilliant red berries, which appear in the autumn and persist into winter. The combination of glossy green foliage and vibrant berries makes ‘Blue Maid’ a stunning and decorative addition to any garden.

‘Blue Maid’ holly exhibits a moderate growth rate and is generally hardy, capable of withstanding a range of weather conditions. It thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-draining, slightly acidic to neutral soil.