photo courtesy of Monrovia

Schipka Cherry Laurel

Prunus laurocerasus ‘Schipkaensis’

A handsome upright shrub perfect for at the edges of a woodland garden where it would receive dappled shade. Good for quickly screening out areas without blocking the view. Plant a row to cover your compost pile in your garden. Glossy, medium-green foliage on a dense vase-shaped form that has a layered appearance. Stalks of fragrant white flowers appear in spring.

  • Light: Part sun/shade
  • Shrub type: Evergreen
  • Grows: 6′ – 10′ tall & wide in 10 years, a moderate grower
  • Foliage: Green
  • Flowers: White, fragrant
  • Blooms: Spring
  • Bird friendly