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Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin'
synonyms: Photinia glabra 'Red Robin'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: red & green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
full sun, part shade
moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Large, dense, evergreen shrub. Leathery dark green leaves. New leaves in spring are conspicuously bright red. Panicles of small white flowers
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.
Semi-ripe cuttings taken in summer.
Very popular for urban and commercial landscaping
Hybrid derived from Photina glabra x Photina serrulata, raised in New Zealand.