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Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' (Skimmia 'Rubella')


Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' (Skimmia 'Rubella') (Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' (Skimmia 'Rubella'))

Variety or cultivar: 'Rubella' _ 'Rubella' is a small, male variety with dark-green leaves edged in red and attractive flower buds, which appear in autumn and winter, opening into scented flowers in spring. It is suitable for containers and provides good all year round colour.

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella' is: Evergreen

Flower: White in Spring

Foliage: Flushed red in All seasons

Fragrance: Flowers are fragrant.

Habit: Compact

Toxicity: If ingested, berries may cause discomfort.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)



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Beautiful Paul....mine didn't make it, something went wrong. I like your pine needle and cone design.

25 Nov, 2011

 

Thanks Alexandra - I put mine in a shady area - and it loves it with some good acidic mulch :))))) I love to colleect cones and things :))))))))))))))

25 Nov, 2011

 

I like collecting things for the garden also. I was looking at my stones a few days ago thinking they needed scrubbing!!! hee hee hee ... ;o)

25 Nov, 2011

 

I always clean mine :D

25 Nov, 2011

 

My kids would think I've gone bonkers if they saw me scrubbing the rocks!!!

25 Nov, 2011

 

yep my neighbours probably think I am - I am glad I am not the only one that scrubs the rocks :D I go roundf with a washing up bowl with hot soapy water and scrubbing brush :)))))))))))

25 Nov, 2011

 

Sorry Paul but I don't scrub my rocks....I was trying to be funny....remember your last pic with scrubbing rocks and WD40! ;o)))))

25 Nov, 2011

 

oh yes :D I clean everything ;)))

25 Nov, 2011

 

You know.....you could always fly over this way....bowl, soapy water and scrubby brush ready.
Don't worry I'm a clean freak myself. There are just so many other things that need to be done in the garden...I only started it last year. I can see me in years to come secretly scrubbing my rocks. Shuuu....

25 Nov, 2011

 

:DD I am a bit over the top with cleaning - ;)))))))))))))))))))

25 Nov, 2011

 

nice size one Paul..

25 Nov, 2011

 

i've got one of these

25 Nov, 2011

 

I like the pine cones Paul - another idea I will have to steal. Now I need to get myself out for a long walk!

Unfortunately I can't grow Skimmias in my garden as my soil is no good for acid lovers. They are nice though.

25 Nov, 2011

 

Thanks Surreylad and Clarice - lovely things Clarice :)))))))))

Thanks Frybo - you must get any pics of cones and things you collect - I love rustic woodland :))) Have to keep mulching the garden adding acidic stuff - the azaleas dies on me though :(((

25 Nov, 2011

 

Wow, that looks really healthy Paul

25 Nov, 2011

 

I have plenty of pine cones from the Blue Spruce tree.Would you like some ,Paul?

25 Nov, 2011

 

Hi Sheilar - thank you :))))))))))))))))))

Hi Meadowland very kind of you - have lots at the moment - thanks anyway so kind :))))))))))))))))))))

25 Nov, 2011

 

This is looking really good Paul, mine have only got a couple of flowers on at the moment.

30 Nov, 2011

 

it'll soon catch up HB - been doing some mulching too, they're great all year these :)))))))))))

30 Nov, 2011



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