Photina Red Robin is a shrub that is part of the Photinia genus. The Photinia genus contains around 30 species of deciduous and evergreen shrubs, which are native to eastern Asia. This specific species is native to China, Japan, and Korea. It has dark green leaves with red margins. The leaves are oval-shaped and measure about 2-3 inches long. The flowers are white and measure about 1 inch in diameter. They bloom in the springtime. The fruit is a small red berry that ripens in the summertime.
This shrub prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. It is tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions, including clay, sand, and loam. It is also tolerant of drought and salt. This shrub can reach a height of 6-10 feet and a width of 4-6 feet. It is typically used as a hedging plant or as an accent plant in the landscape.
This shrub is easy to care for and requires little maintenance. It is resistant to pests and diseases. It can be pruned to shape if desired. It does not require fertilization, but benefits from occasional pruning to remove any dead or damaged leaves or stems.
This shrub is a great choice for those looking for an easy-to-care-for plant that provides year-round interest. It is a good choice for hedges, screens, or accent plants in the landscape. It is also a good choice for those who want a plant that requires little maintenance.
Offering all-year round cover and attract foliage, the Red Robin are a great way to add a range of colors to a garden