Japanese skimmia (female)

Skimmia japonica 'Nymans'

Japanese skimmia (female) - Skimmia japonica  'Nymans'

Common Name: Japanese skimmia (female)
Genus: Skimmia
Species: japonica
Cultivar: 'Nymans'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Provides winter colour, Has interesting/colourful ornamental fruit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shade or Deep shadeSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

  • Other features: the flowers are followed by bright red berries as long as a male variety is planted close by.

    A spreading evergreen shrub with white flowers in April and May and slightly aromatic lance-shaped dark green leaves. This award-winning shrub provides much-needed colour in the winter garden. Ideal for a shady shrub or mixed border, the flowers are followed by long lasting bright red berries as long as a male variety is planted close by.

  • Garden care: Lightly trim after flowering if necessary. Add plenty of well-rotted compost when planting as may become chlorotic if planted on poor dry soils.

  • Goes well with: Buxus sempervirens (box pyramid), Hedera hibernica 'Sagittifolia', Ligustrum delavayanum 'Cone', Laurus nobilis (bay standard), Sarcococca confusa, Skimmia japonica 'Fragrans'.


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