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Photinia × fraseri ‘Red Robin’

Photinia

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  • Photinia × fraseri ‘Red Robin’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Photinia × fraseri ‘Red Robin’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Photinia × fraseri ‘Red Robin’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Photinia × fraseri ‘Red Robin’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Photinia × fraseri ‘Red Robin’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Features

  • BloomsMay to May
  • Height3m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite shades
  • Leaf ColourRed shades and green

Description

Photinia × fraseri ‘Red Robin’ (Photinia). This produces toothed, dark red leaves when young, then turning to dark, glossy green. In late spring, broad heads of white flowers appear.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

A hybrid of garden origin

Interest and use

Foliage, ornamental, border, hedging. Spring interest.

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  • Photinia × fraseri ‘Red Robin’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Photinia × fraseri ‘Red Robin’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilChalky
  • Soil pH9.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You can plant in sun or partial-shade in fertile, well-drained soil, make sure you protect from strong winds.

Propagation

You can propagate from semi-ripe cuttings in summer, deciduous species can also be propagated by seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to fireblight, leaf spot and powdery mildew.

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