Skimmia White Globe

Skimmia japonica cv. white globe

  • Skimmia White Globe
  • Skimmia White Globe
  • Skimmia White Globe
  • Skimmia White Globe
  • Skimmia White Globe
  • Skimmia White Globe
  • Flower name
    Skimmia White Globe
  • Scientific name
    Skimmia japonica cv. white globe
  • AliasSkimmia White Globe, シキミア・ホワイトグローブ
  • Place of origincultivars
  • Place of floweringCut flowers, flower arrangement, Horticultural species, Potted flower, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Skimmia White Globe

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.


  • Order
    Sapindales
  • Family
    Rutaceae
  • Genus
    Skimmia
  • Species
    S. japonica cv. White Globe
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life type cold-resistant evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.8 ~ 0.9 cm

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