Plant of the Month
Skimmia Japonica Temptation
Skimmia Temptation is an upright, bushy, female evergreen shrub with glossy, elliptic, dark green leaves and dense panicles of yellow- green buds opening to tiny star shaped, fragrant creamy white flowers in spring followed by vibrant red fruit in winter. Great winter colour.
Fully Hardy. Eventual Height 1.5m x 1.5m
Enjoys a moist but well draining soil and partial to full shade.
Berries are not edible and may cause stomach upset if ingested.