Skimmia japonica 'Silvretta'
Description: This skimmia has attractive, glossy evergreen leaves which creates a lovely foil to the white flowers from September to April. Skimmias are generally low maintenance and can tolerate pollution, coastal conditions and neglect.
Uses: Ideal for general borders, group planting in landscaped areas and in containers. A superb multi-seasonal shrub.
Climate/Position: Prefers partial shade to full shade.
Height/Spread: 1m x 1.2m
Soil Requirements: Fertile, moist but well drained, humus rich soil.
Pruning: It is recommended to prune off the flowers once they have run to seed, otherwise no pruning is required.
Additional Interest: The flowers make lovely Christmas decorations.