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(Plants) a member of the Photinia genus of small trees and large shrubs thought to be restricted to Asia, grown esp for their decorative white flowers and red fruits
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Noun1.Photinia - genus of deciduous and evergreen east Asian trees and shrubs widely cultivated as ornamentals for their white flowers and red fruits; in some classifications includes genus Heteromeles
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
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To incorporate some shrubbery as a natural windbreak, look to dense evergreens such as Photinia x fraseri Red Robin, which has both red and green foliage, with white flowers in spring.
(Berberidaceae), and 5 nonflowering plants: Photinia fraseri Dress (Rosaceae), Buxus microphylla Sieb.
PHOTINIA 'RED ROBIN' PHOTINIA is a quick-growing evergreen, great to give privacy or as a stand-out border feature.
We have had this problem here too and fear for a particularly lovely Photinia 'Red Robin' and my favourite Rosa damascenas along the hedge line.
Photinia Red Robin has glowing red young foliage and Elaeagnus x ebbingei produces perfumed flowers in autumn.
For low-maintenance options you could try shade-loving shrubs such as box, Skimmia, Photinia, Choisya, Prunus laurocerasus and sweetsmelling Sarcococca.
Rather than surrounding a red-tip photinia with monkey grass, consider stylishly situating a large rock indigenous to the region amid muhly grass.
2 ADD VIVID PLANTS Orange epidendrums and a photinia hedge with red new leaves flank the center panel.
Plant choisya ternata Sundance to give the border a yellow feature, or photinia fraseri Red Robin for dazzling red spring foliage.
Six evergreen hedges were tested in this experiment: Red Robin Photinia (Photinia fraseri), Chinese Photinia (Photinia serrulata), oleander (Nerium indicum), bamboo (Oligostachyum lubricum), deodar cedar (Cedrus deodara), and arrowwood (Viburnum odoratissimum).
repens with Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold', Hebe rakaiensis, Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' and Lonicera nitida 'Baggesen's Gold'.