• Overview
    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
  • Detail
    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
    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.