Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Shade
Full to partial shade
Watering Needs:
Water needs: High
Needs wet or constantly moist soil.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Slow growing to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Fragrant
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:SKIM-i-a REEV-si-AY-na
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Sunset climate zones:4 - 9, 14 - 22
Growth habit:Compact
Growth rate:Slow
Average landscape size:Slow growing to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Spring
Flower color:White
Flower attributesFragrant
Design IdeasA small shrub for shade that is self-fertile, and so will set berries without worrying about separate male and female plants. It's small enough to plant as a grouping even in tiny courtyard gardens.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Shade
Full to partial shade
Watering Needs:
Water needs: High
Needs wet or constantly moist soil.