AWARD

ESCALLONIA 'Apple Blossom'

BUSH TYPES

Delicate pale pink with neat foliage
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    glossy, dark-green leaves to 5cm (2in) long.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Pale peach-pink
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
    Suitable for a coastal hedge if some protection given from direct sea-winds
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact bushy habit. Chalice-shaped flowers 2-2.5cm (¾-1in) across with white centres.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold winds.

ESCALLONIA 'Apple Blossom'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    South America
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Short racemes
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
    Emits a pleasant fragrance, especially after rain
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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2.5m (8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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