Pink Marble Topiary – Photinia X Fraseri Pink Marble


Photinia X Fraseri ‘Pink Marble’, commonly known as Pink Marble Red Robin, is a distinct variety celebrated for its vibrant variegated foliage and fantastic topiary potential. This colourful and sturdy variety offers an appealing and versatile topiary option suitable for diverse settings throughout the UK.

Pink Marble Red Robin Topiary (Photinia X Fraseri ‘Pink Marble’)

Photinia X Fraseri ‘Pink Marble’, commonly known as Pink Marble Red Robin, is a distinct variety celebrated for its vibrant variegated foliage and fantastic topiary potential. This colourful and sturdy variety offers an appealing and versatile topiary option suitable for diverse settings throughout the UK.

Why Pink Marble Red Robin Makes a Great Topiary Choice

Stunning Variegated Foliage: The most distinctive feature of Pink Marble Red Robin is its striking foliage, which combines tones of pink, white and green for a unique aesthetic appeal that adds visual interest to any topiary design.

Versatility: Pink Marble’s bushy growth habit and excellent response to pruning make it a fitting choice for a variety of topiary shapes, from stylish lollipop trees and balls to cones and even more inventive designs.

Resilience: This variety is hardy and adaptable to the UK’s varying climate conditions, making it a reliable choice for topiary.

Year-Round Interest: As an evergreen, Pink Marble Red Robin ensures your topiary maintains its visual appeal throughout the year.

Comparison to Other Topiary Options

Compared to other topiary plants, Pink Marble Red Robin holds several unique advantages:

Distinctive Colour: The variegated pink, white, and green foliage of Pink Marble sets it apart from most other topiary plants, providing an unmatched visual appeal.

Design Flexibility: Pink Marble adapts well to shaping and trimming, allowing for a broad range of topiary designs.

Year-Round Appeal: Unlike deciduous species, Pink Marble retains its foliage all year round, ensuring your topiary retains its beauty in every season.

Pink Marble Red Robin Topiary in the UK Climate

Pink Marble Red Robin thrives in the UK’s temperate climate. Its robust nature allows it to withstand cool winters, and it adapts well to a variety of soil types and light conditions, making it an excellent topiary choice for gardens across the UK.

Features or Requirements

While generally tolerant, Pink Marble Red Robin prefers well-drained soil and locations with full sun to partial shade. To maintain its vibrant growth and unique colouring, an annual feed with a general-purpose fertiliser in the spring is recommended.

Though resistant to most pests and diseases, Pink Marble can be susceptible to leaf spot, so regular checks and appropriate treatments are advised to keep your topiary in prime condition.

Pink Marble Red Robin Topiary in Landscaping

Pink Marble Red Robin topiary adds a stylish and striking touch to landscaping designs. In the form of lollipop trees, they provide structure and symmetry, while as topiary balls or cones, they introduce fascinating geometric elements to any garden.

For those with a creative flair, Pink Marble can be sculpted into unique topiary designs, serving as beautiful centrepieces that add colour and visual interest to any landscape.


In conclusion, Photinia X Fraseri ‘Pink Marble’ is a superb choice for topiary, offering a unique combination of vibrant variegated colours, versatility in shaping, and robust year-round appeal. Its adaptability to the UK climate and easy maintenance requirements make it a practical and striking addition to any garden. Whether in traditional shapes or more creative designs, Pink Marble Red Robin topiary promises to bring a splash of colour, elegance, and a touch of creativity to your landscape.


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Root Type

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Stem Girth

4-6cm, 6-8cm, 8-10cm, 10-12cm, 12-14cm, 14-16cm, 16-18cm, 18-20cm, 20-22cm, 22-24cm, 24-26cm, 26-28cm, 28-30cm, 30-35cm, 35-40cm, 40-45cm, 45-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, N/A

Foliage Type



Not Native

Water Requirement

Low Watering

Growth Height

Medium Growing

Growth Speed

Fast Growth

Costal Growing










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Hard Wood Cutbacks?



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