Botany or Plant Biology
What is the color of a holly leave?
Asked in Shrub Varieties
What color and kind of flower does the Holly have?
Asked in Berries
What colour berries when ripe can be found on a holly tree?
What color does a diamond leave on a streak plate?
Asked in Christmas
Why do you have holly and ivy at Christmas?
Holly is used at Christmas for several interesting reasons. For one, its beautiful red color among its green prickly leaves, which stands out against the dreariness of winter. Holly is also considered to bring men good luck and protection. Ivy is its female counterpart and is believed to bring good luck and protection to females. In the Christmas Carol "The Holly and the Ivy", the holly symbolized the birth of Christ.