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botanical name:
Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'
Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' © Deeproot Plant Base
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synonyms:  Photinia glabra 'Red Robin'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 5.00m
width: 5.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: red & green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Large, dense, evergreen shrub. Leathery dark green leaves. New leaves in spring are conspicuously bright red. Panicles of small white flowers

cultivation:
Any fertile, moist, well drained soil in sun or part shade.
If required, prune in autumn or early spring. May be trimmed as a hedge.

propagation:
Semi-ripe cuttings taken in summer.

usage:
Very popular for urban and commercial landscaping

other notes:
Hybrid derived from Photina glabra x Photina serrulata, raised in New Zealand.

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