The Carissa Holly Evergreen Shrub Plant is fast-growing and has a 2-3 ft. compact mounding form and its soft glossy green foliage comes to a single point. The Carissa Holly evergreen shrub plant is vigorous even in the small size.• The Carissa Holly Evergreen Shrub Plant is a great privacy hedge for planting outside under windows for burglar protection. The Carissa Holly Shrub Plant has an unusual leaf structure in which it appear that the underside of the leaf has been hit with a hammer, also this evergreen plant can revert back to the Ilex cornuta form over time back can be easily pruned out if necessary. Carissa Holly Evergreen Shrub will give color to your landscape in cold months when other plants are naked and leafless. The bright green leaves of the Carissa Holly Evergreen Shrub Plant are waxy with a thin white margin around each leaf.