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Skimmia Shrub Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Skimmia 'Rubella'
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Skimmia Shrub Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

From: 14.99
Skimmia (Skimmia japonica Rubella) is an evergreen ornamental shrub that adds a splash of warm colour to the winter garden before blooming in spring.Click here for more information.More Information
  • 12 Month Plant Guarantee
  • Average Growth Rate
  • Blue Flowers
  • Evergreen
  • Grows to 1.5m
  • Has Berries
  • Planting Conditions: Suitable for normal, chalk and clay soils, full sun to semi shaded areas and inland, exposed and coastal sites
  • Growth Rate: Average growing, expect 20-40cm a year
  • Height: Easily maintained at 0.5-1.5m

Step 1 - Select Root Type:

Bare Root

Bare Root

Pot Grown

Pot Grown

Root Ball

Root Ball

Instant Hedging

Instant Hedging

Step 2 - Select Size & Quantity:

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Height
cm
Price
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Planting Density
Quantity
Skimmia 'Rubella' 20/40cm 2L pot
14.99
3 to 5per metre
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Product Details
Product Details

Skimmia Shrub Description

Skimmia's long, deep green leaves are beautifully contrasted with its clusters of small, red buds throughout the winter, bringing a splash of colour and life into your garden. In spring, they bloom into masses of pretty, ivory flowers with vibrant pink-red stems.

Wonderfully low-maintenance, Skimmia is best suited to moist but well-drained soil and partial shade, but also grows well in full shade. It's a little sensitive to light, so if possible, keep it out of the full sun, as this can cause the leaves to turn yellow.

Skimmia will need to be watered well when first planted and during the first year of growth, but after this it only needs watering in prolonged periods of dry weather. The plants also benefit from mulch and feed in the spring, to keep them in optimum health.

Skimmia is available to buy all year round. We also have a huge range of plants in our Evergreen section that offer year-round interest.

Further Information
Further Information

You’ll see our recommended planting densities for each size and root type listed next to the products below. We suggest that you use these as a guide, taking into consideration how long you’re willing to wait to see your finished hedge. As a rough indication bare roots can be planted at anything from 3 to 7 per metre and cell grown between 4 and 6 - the higher densities here would need to be planted in a double staggered row or zig-zag.

For more information on planting distances please see our planting density advice section. Prices shown are the price per plant unless otherwise stated.

Pruning Advice
Pruning Advice

Skimmia Rubella can be pruned immediately after flowering if required, to trim and shape as desired. However, once established this plant can be left to develop naturally without any pruning and will grow quite happily.

Aside from prunung, Skimmia is a relatively low maintenance plant only requiring feeding and mulch once a year in the spring to keep it looking fantastic!

Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns

Free delivery is available on all orders providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:

Packaging TypeStandard Delivery ChargeMinimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery
Small Box (Bare Roots up to 1.2m)12 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Box (Pots up to and incl. 7.5L)12 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Large/Tall Box (Tall bare roots 1.2m +)18 delivery charge (orders up to 120 incl VAT)Orders of 120 and over - FREE
Pallet (Root balls, large pots, trees etc)60 delivery charge (orders up to 240 incl VAT)Orders of 240 and over - FREE

There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page

It's Quick! - Please note current delivery is 3 - 7 working days! (Some trees can be 7-10 days as standard - see product pages for info.)

Next Day Delivery is Available - We can offer next day delivery on eligible species and sizes for an additional £12 incl VAT. Call 01257 263 873 to find out if your order is eligible.

It's Convenient - no need to wait in all day to sign, we don't need a signature (the odd, larger order may require a signature but will be delivered at a mutually agreeable time)

It's Tried & Tested - we use only couriers who have shown consistency in their efficiency & care

* Please note that delivery costs are based on the final order amount in your cart after any discounts have been applied.

Hedges Direct 12 Month Plant Guarantee

Our plants are guaranteed for 12 months after delivery subject to specific criteria. Visit our Hedges Direct Plant Guarantee Page for full details.
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