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ESCALLONIA 'Red Carpet'

BUSH TYPES

Dark pink-red flowers and compact, spreading growth
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£12.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
  • Evergreen - glossy, dark green, slightly serrated, elliptical leaves
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - dark pink red with white stripe
  • Height - 50cm (20in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - compact, low-growing, spreading 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) - borderline
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - bees and other insects. Excellent for coastal exposure
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - UK. Peter Moore, Hampshire
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - loose panicles of flowers to 1cm (½in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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 -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Escallonia - Care Guide

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