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Skimmia japonica 'Red Riding Hood'

Genus: Skimmia.

Species: Skimmia japonica.

Skimmia japonica 'Red Riding Hood' is a dwarf shrub with glossy dark green leaves and clusters of pink buds in winter that open in spring to reveal scented white flowers. If planted near a male Skimmia such as 'Fragrans', the flowers of Skimmia 'Red Riding Hood' will develop into bright red berries. Excellent evergreen structure for shady gardens

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