Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of skimmia in English:
An evergreen East Asian shrub with creamy-white flowers and red berries.
- Genus Skimmia, family Rutaceae
- Rhododendrons, most heathers, camellias, pieris, skimmia, citrus and many others must have acid soil.
- Plant up tubs and pots with Euonymus ‘Emerald 'n' Gold ’, winter-flowering heathers and skimmias for winter colour.
- Cut back overgrown specimens of spotted laurel, bay, box, fatsia, skimmia and evergreen cotoneaster.
Modern Latin, from Japanese.
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