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ESCALLONIA 'Iveyi'

BUSH TYPES

The most handsome member of this family, originally raised at Caerhays Castle, with very glossy foliage and waxy white flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Oval to elliptic, glossy, dark-green leaves to 7cm (3in) long, often bronze-tinted in cold weather.
  • White
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Upright shrub. Chalice-shaped flowers to 1cm (½in) across
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold winds.

ESCALLONIA 'Iveyi'

 
  • Additional Features
    Burncoose speciality
    See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    South America (raised at Caerhays).
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Caerhays bred plants
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Conical panicles 13-16cm (5-6¼in) long and 10cm (4in) wide at the bases
  • 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 flowers
    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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3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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