Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||SKIM-i-a ja-PON-i-ka REEV-si-AY-na|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||A 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Fruit Poisonous, Ornamental Berries, Shade Loving, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Key Feature||Highly Ornamental Berries|
Grows easily in organically rich, moist, well-drained soils; prefers dappled shade but tolerates heavy shade well. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish root system; once established, water as needed to maintain evenly moist soil. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9