Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

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This cultivar is a small, bushy evergreen shrub and has dark green, elliptic leaves up to 10cm long. It produces panicles of red buds which provide a show in late winter which then open to fragrant white flowers in early spring.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Seed

Sow in containers in autumn, provide winter cover in cold frames.

Cuttings

Root semi ripe cuttings in late summer.

Special features

Attractive flowers

Environment

Light

Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

This low maintenance plant suits a variety of settings, from providing structure to mixed containers in urban locations to borders of informal cottage styles.

Personality

Family

Rutaceae

Flower colour

White

Scent

Mild

Problems

Generally disease free but can be attacked by scale insects.
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