Flower Database

Skimmia White Globe

Basic information
Flower Name
Skimmia White Globe
Formal Name
Skimmia japonica cv. white globe
Alias
Skimmia White Globe, シキミア・ホワイトグローブ
Habitat
cultivars
Morph
cold-resistant evergreen shrub
Comment
Skimmia White glove (Scientific name: Skimmia japonica cv. White Globe) is a cold-resistant evergreen shrub of the family Rutaceae of garden cultivar. It is a dwarf species of horticultural varieties bred in the Netherlands. Miyama shikimi(Scientific name:Skimmia japonica) went overseas and improved and became a gardening variety called Skimmia White glove. The green buds turn into white flowers after January and make the flowers bloom until spring. The flower is fragrant with 4 petals. A red fruit is formed after the flower. In the same genus, there is a skimia rubela with a red spear. Miyayama Shikimi is named Shikimi (scientific name: Illicium anisatum), but it is a separate plant from Shikimi.
Common name: Skimmia 'White Globe', scientific name: Skimmia japonica cv. White Globe, aka: Skimmia, Life Type: Cold-resistant evergreen shrub, tree height: 30 to 40 cm, leaf quality: hard luster, leaf shape: wide oval/wide ellipse, leaf color: green, leaf edge:Entire, Phyllotaxis: alternate, inflorescence shape: conical inflorescence, Bud color: green, flower color: white, number of petals: 4, flower diameter: 0.8-0.9 cm, flowering period: March-April, fruit color: red, number of seeds: 1, Ornamental period: September to next May, use: cut flowers, potted plants, group planting, note: extremely toxic.
Detailed information
Order
Sapindales
Family
Rutaceae
Genus
Skimmia
Species
S. japonica cv. White Globe
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Broad elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Ct flower・Flower arrangement cultivated variety Pot flower foliage plant
Color
White
Season
Mar Apr
Height
30  ~ 40  [cm]
Diameter
0.8  ~ 0.9