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botanical name:
Skimmia japonica 'Bronze Knight'
Skimmia japonica 'Bronze Knight' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Rutaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: Winter
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Male clone with conical panicles of bronze-red buds throughout winter, opening in early spring to fragrant white flowers. Open, rounded habit and shiny leathery leaves.

Humus-rich, moist, well drained soil in dappled shade.

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