A beautiful evergreen shrub ideal for low formal hedging or informal garden borders. Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' has rich, fragrant evergreen foliage. The leaves contrast beautifully with red buds, appearing in late winter, transforming into pretty clusters of tiny pinkish flowers in spring.
This lush evergreen provides colour in late winter when the red buds start to appear, transforming into lovely clusters of tiny flowers in spring. Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' is best suited to a moist but well-drained soil, in partial shade.
Skimmia looks great when clipped into a neat form, but is also well suited to more relaxed garden setting. It is popularly used in borders and wall-side coverings.
Other varieties of hedging shrubs.
Skimmia 'Rubella' looks at its best when kept to 1m or less in height. It has an average growth rate and will achieve 20-40cm per year.
In order to avoid frost damage to new shoots, prune your Skimmia 'Rubella' before growth starts in mid-spring. Please view the Best for Hedging Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section.
For information on planting density please see the product table above. In the 'No. Per Metre' column you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.
Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' is available year round as pot grown plants.
The bulk of our Skimmia plants are UK grown by our on-site experts who have years of nursery growing experience. Occasionally, we source Skimmia 'Rubella' from outside of the UK. In this instance, we make every effort to ensure our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At best4hedging we strive to provide the freshest condition plants of the highest possible quality, whilst safe-guarding our superb prices. Rest assured, you can buy Skimmia hedging plants online with complete confidence.