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ESCALLONIA rubra var. macrantha

HEDGING TYPES

Pink flowers, with tough foliage, good in coastal exposure
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pot grown individually £10.50 each, 10+ £8.50 each

  • Evergreen - broadly oval, dark-green, glossy leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 3-5m (10-16ft)
  • Spread - 3-5m (10-16ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging
  • Tall Shrub - vigorous shrub. Tubular flowers to 1.5cm (½in) long in loose panicles to 10cm (4in).
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage - emits a pleasant fragrance, especially after rain
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Escallonia - Care Guide
3-5m (10-16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3-5m (10-16ft)
 

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Red flowers, upright growth
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pot grown individually £10.50 each, 10+ £8.50 each

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