Skimmia Japonica ‘Rubella’
Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit.

Common Name : skimmia 'Rubella'Type : ShrubHabit : BushyFoliage : EvergreenHeight : 1-1.5 metresSpread : 1-1.5 metresFlower colour : White& PinkFlowering from : Februaryto AprilFoliage colour : Green& PurpleHardiness : H5
Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters -15° to -10°
Sunlight : Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : Acid / NeutralSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn - WinterTo be Sheltered Fragrant

‘Rubella’ is a small, bushy evergreen shrub with dark green, elliptic leaves to 10cm long. Panicles of red buds, showy in late winter, open to fragrant white flowers in early spring.


2016.- Planted in South-West border among other Heather earth plants. Maybe too much sun this summer.

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