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Japanese skimmia (male)

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' (male)

Japanese skimmia (male)

9cm pot
Availability: in stock
3 for 2 (9cm pots)
Availability: in stock

Product description

  • Position: partial to full shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April to May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A compact male shrub with red-margined, deep green leaves. Dark red flower buds are produced in autumn and these last all through the winter until the flowers open in spring. A great shrub for growing in a pot or for filling in gaps in the garden border.

  • Garden care: Lightly trim after flowering, if necessary. To improve the moisture retention qualities of the soil add plenty of well-rotted compost when planting.

“A small winter evergreen with festive sprays of** **of cherry-wine buds that are a real feature from November onwards - eventually opening to white in April”

Val Bourne - Garden Writer