Ilex crenata 'Compacta' Japanese Holly
Compact Japanese Holly is a low, compact, globose plant known for its small black fruit, rich dark green foliage, and spreading habit. Compact Japanese Holly is an evergreen shrub which will grow to 6 feet high and wide making it a good choice for a tall ground cover that works well as a foundation plant, hedge, or in small groups in a shrub border. Compact Japanese Holly is also good in formal gardens and, because it tolerates pruning, for topiary.
The Compact Japanese Holly likes full sun to partial shade.