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This dwarf evergreen shrub has its origins in the West Indies. It is also sometimes known as Singapore Holly.

The plant is densely covered with tiny 2cm holly-like, stiff, glossy, dark green leaves. It blooms spradically thoughout the year with small, starry, pink blossoms.

LIGHT / WATER: These plants prefer full sunlight and moist soil.

TEMPERATURE: Keep the temperatures in the 50° to 90° range.

This is a seasonal plant offered in late fall to early winter. It is most often grown in 6" clay pots.