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ESCALLONIA rubra var. macrantha 'Crimson Spire'

HEDGING TYPES

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

  • Evergreen - elliptic to broadly oval, dark-green, glossy leaves to 6cm (2½in) long.
  • Red
  • Height - 3-5m (10-16ft)
  • Spread - 3-5m (10-16ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging
  • Tall Shrub - erect shrub. Tubular flowers to 2cm (¾in) long, in loose panicles to 10cm (4in).
  • 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.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - an excellent hedging cultivar for coastal exposure. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - South America - Chile (raised in Cornwall, UK)
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • 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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