Plant type

Evergreen shrub

Height & spread

2-5m x 2-5m (depending on cultivar)

Wildlife benefit

Bee, butterfly nectar and moth nectar plant

  • Attractive evergreen, widely used in flowering hedges and screens. A mass of white, pale or deep pink flowers are usually produced in summer.
  • White flowered forms seem to be most attractive to adult butterflies such as Holly Blue and others.
  • Silver Y Moth also attracted to flowers.
  • Bee, bumblebee and honey bee visit flowers for nectar.