Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit. (1993)
Good for pollinators
Common Name : Christmas berry 'Red Robin'Family : RosaceaeType : ShrubHabit : ErectHeight : 2.5-4 metresSpread : 2.5-4 metresFlower colour : CreamFlowering from : Aprilto AprilFoliage : EvergreenFoliage colour : Green& RedSunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Well-drained / Moist but well-drainedSoil : Acid / NeutralSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn - WinterHardiness: Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters -15° to -10°
‘Red Robin’ is a dense medium-sized evergreen shrub of erect habit, with glossy, elliptic leaves to 10cm in length, bright red when young, later dark green. Flowers creamy-white, rather sparse.