Skimmia Japonica ‘Rubella’

Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit. (1993)
Common Name : skimmia 'Rubella'Family : RutaceaeType : ShrubHabit : BushyHeight : 1-1.5 metresSpread : 1-1.5 metresFlower colour : White& PinkFlowering from : Februaryto AprilFoliage : EvergreenFoliage colour : Green& PurpleHardiness: 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 - Winter

‘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.

See on garden plan - Coordinates: C19