|Known for its lovely evergreen foliage, fragrant flowers and attractive fruits. Growth habit is rounded to erect or creeping. Leaves are oval to inversely lance shaped, dark green, to 4 inches long. White flowers to 1/4 inch across are held in dense panicles to 3 inches long. On female plants flowers are followed by small, round, red fruit. Skimmias tolerate atmospheric pollution and shade, prefering cool, moist soil.