Skimmia reevesiana /Reeves Skimmia

Skimmia reevesiana  / Skimmia reevesiana
Handsome, dark green fol9iage
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Handsome, dark green fol9iage

Plant rarely over 2 feet tall

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Scientific Name: Skimmia reevesiana
Common Name: Reeves Skimmia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: In early stages the bloom may be tinged pink, but soon open white and are fragrant. Most skimmia have male and female flowers on different plants. This skimmia will set fruit without pollination. Skimmia performs best in part shade, particularly in the afternoon. Useful in borders and foundation plantings. Berried branches are used as cut material for indoor use.