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  • Eventual height: 0.5m
  • Eventual spread: 0.5m

Skimmia japonica 'Magic Marlot' (PBR)

Japanese skimmia (male)

5 year guarantee Perfect for pollinators
2 litre pot £19.99

  • Position: partial to full shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April to May
  • Flower colour: white
  • Other features: male plant
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A colourful evergreen that forms neat mounds of variegated, green and cream foliage. In autumn rounded clusters of white buds appear, and these remain on the plant throughout the winter, turning deep red as they mature and finally opening in spring to fragrant, creamy white flowers. It is useful for creating year-round interest in the border, or for filling a medium-sized pot.

  • Garden care: Lightly trim after flowering, if necessary. To improve the moisture retention qualities of the soil add plenty of well-rotted compost when planting.