Photinia davidiana ‘Palette’ Photinia

Photinia

Description: 'Palette' is a large yet slow-growing, upright, bushy, evergreen shrub. The oblong to lance-shaped, dark green leaves, are marked cream, pink and bronze, changing to various depths of burgundy red, and cream parts gain pink shades. During the summer months panicles of white flowers appear, followed by spherical bright red berries.

History: Raised in the Netherlands before 1980.

Photinia Growing Tips: Grow in fertile, humus-rich, preferably neutral to acid, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Tolerates hard pruning, making a useful evergreen hedge.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 3m x 2m

Attributes

  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • S Size: Small
  • Suitable for hedging
  • Can be hard pruned

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