What a plant! As more Americans take the plunge to downsize, chic plants like Reeve's Skimmia (Skimmia reevesiana) are getting plenty of attention.
No wonder! This low-growing, spreading broad-leaved evergreens offer plenty of ornamental features to keep you interested throughout all growing seasons.
Fragrant white flowers are held above the leaves in significant clusters. Although each dainty bloom is petite, the overall impact and placement of the cluster is quite impressive.
Delight in their sweet scent. Skimmia's flower power layers in an intoxicating, perfumed experience for you and your guests to enjoy.
Soon enough, the hermaphrodite blooms develop into fantastic red berries. No need to worry about male and female plants as pollination partners with this cultivar.
Subtle, but showy, the glossy, wee berries can adorn these exquisite shrubs long into winter. Have jolly Holidays with its festive look.
Rely on these "right-sized" small shrubs for refined definition in shaded areas. You'll love their durability and dense branching.
Reeve's Skimmia is a dwarf evergreen shrub that holds its lance-shaped dark-green foliage all year-long. The excellent color partners beautifully with shade garden favorites like Hosta, Bleeding Heart and Astilbe.
Shade plants that produce white flowers in the spring and red fruit are welcome in a condo or acreage alike! Grow them in the ground, or in containers.
Enjoy the easy-care nature and mounded form of these gorgeous, yet genteel small shrubs. We'll sell out of our limited inventory.
Place your order for Reeve's Skimmia from Nature Hills today. How pleased you'll be with our extremely high-quality plant material.
Decorate your postage-stamp courtyard with containers filled with Reeve's Skimmia. Place them in raised beds around your back patio as an attractive evergreen accent.
For a solid planting, place 12 inches apart on center. Measure from the center of one to the center of the next.
Underplant ornamental trees with these beautiful shrubs. Spend time mixing and matching options from our extensive online catalog.
From the early electric violet flowers of Redbud trees; to the grace of Japanese Maple; to the sweet charm of Flowering Dogwood, Reeve's Skimmia makes it all look good!
They add a luxurious look at the front of a foundation planting or mixed shrub border on larger properties. Repeat their use in all your shaded spots to help tie the entire look of your landscape design together.
No need to be concerned with light conditions. Reeve's Skimmia does prefer a rich, moist, well-drained soil for best performance.
This is a plant to use Nature Hills Root Booster in your planting soil. The beneficial microbe mix is used by our expert plantsmen to create a life-long symbiotic relationship with tiny feeder roots.
Follow the directions on the packet. You'll boost the performance by enabling your new plant to successfully gain access to moisture and nutrients.
Water regularly to support your plants. Add a three-inch layer of mulch over the root system, pulling it back from directly touching the stems.
Prune to correct shape after flowering. Or...snip while they are in bloom to bring indoors for delectable cut flower arrangements.
Deer don't tend to prefer these shrubs. However, we always recommend repellent spray if you have concerns.
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Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Skimmia japonica subsp. reevesiana|
|Mature Height||18 - 24 inches|
|Mature Spread||2 - 3 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Shade, Partial Shade|
|Fruiting Time||Ornamental Red Berries in Fall and Winter|
|Pruning Time||After Flowering|