ESCALLONIA rubra var. macrantha

HEDGING TYPES

Pink flowers, with tough foliage, good in coastal exposure
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Broadly oval, dark-green, glossy leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
    Suitable for a coastal hedge if given some protection from direct sea-winds
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous shrub.
  • 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 rubra var. macrantha

 
pot grown individually £11.50 each , 10+ £10.00 each 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Similar to 'Crimson Spire' but less erect in growth. Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    South America (Chile)
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Loose panicles to 10cm (4in) long
    Tubular
    To 1.5cm (½in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (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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3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

Buy Varieties of ESCALLONIA rubra var. macrantha

HEDGING TYPES

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ESCALLONIA rubra var. macrantha 'Crimson Spire'

'Crimson Spire'

red flowers, upright growth

 
pot grown
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
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individually £11.50 each , 10+ £10.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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