Popular as a potted plant or for shrub beds, Skimmia are slow growing, evergreen robust plants. Rubella is an excellent male clone with large panicles of red buds persisting throughout the winter, opening in early spring to white flowers with yellow anthers. Suitable for containers.
Site: Needs some shelter
Position: Full sun to shade
Soil: Well drained, moist
Seasons of interest: Spring flowers, Autumn and winter berries
Height: 3ft (1m) Spread: 3ft (3m)